House Majority leader Rep. Steny Hoyer has announced the House will vote on a bipartisan bill that will allow Puerto Rico to determine its own status.
Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Representative Darren Soto (D-Fl.) have introduced a measure that would make Puerto Rico the nation’s 51st state. The proposal, also supported by Puerto Rico’sÂ nonvoting member in the United States House, Jenniffer GonzÃ¡lez-ColÃ³n (R-Puerto Rico), outlines a process to make the territory a state should it be ratified by Puerto Rican…
Mitch McConnell has warned against admitting Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico as states because it would create new Senate seats for the Democrats and let them pack the courts. The Senate Majority Leader has railed against plans to grant D.C. and Puerto Rico statehood before but on Friday he made his concerns about their potential…
President Trump has told Republican leaders in charge of appropriations that he does not want to provide more disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico. He is claiming that the money is being misused and mismanaged, although he has no evidence to back up his claims. Hurricane Maria was the worst natural disaster ever to hit…
Donald Trumpâ€™s tweets denying the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico may have been the last straw. For years he has been tweeting outrageous things and he has seemingly paid no political consequences for his actions. But that may be about to change. After the devastation caused by Maria last year in the island…
The people of Puerto Rico are responding to Trump’s claims that 3,000 people didn’t die in Hurricane Maria by calling the president worthless and crazy.
Trump is defending his administration’s response as “fantastic,” after the death toll in Puerto Rico from last year’s hurricanes was increased to nearly 3,000.
MSNBC gave a platform to the truth by interviewing former New York City Council President Melissa Mark-Viverito who explained the federal government’s disregard for the deaths in Puerto Rico as the racist policies of the Trump administration.
WhenÂ President Trump was in Puerto Rico to show his support after Hurricane Maria, he was captured on video shooting paper towelsÂ into a crowd of storm survivors as if he was playing a game of basketball.Â It was a clear example of the total disrespect that Trump feels for the island and its 3 million…
Republican senators will head home for a long holiday break proud of the tax relief they passed for their donors, while those still recovering from deadly natural disasters see no relief at all.
In a statement, Zinke claimed that he had nothing to do with his neighbor getting the contract to do a job the company is not suited for, that is priced so high it stands out for adding rampant waste to its naked corruption. Zinke says he welcomes all investigations into the allegations.
It’s one thing for Donald Trump’s approval rating to be so low in a Fox News poll. It’s a whole new level of embarrassment for the president that his so-called base is the reason behind it.
The finding from CNN is a clear indication that Trump’s Katrina-like handling of the devastation in Puerto Rico isn’t going unnoticed by the American people.
Trump ran away from reporters and ignored their questions when they asked him about his comments suggesting that he was going to give up on aid to Puerto Rico.
The death toll from preventable illnesses is growing in Puerto Rico as President Trump announced that he would limit aid to the island.
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow connected the dots and showed how Trump’s dysfunction and incompetence are killing people in Puerto Rico.
If you’re keeping score, that means the President of the United States has spent more than 26 percent of his time in office golfing and one-third at one of his ritzy properties.
As all of this unfolds, the President of the United States is tweeting more North Korea threats likely from the seat of a golf cart at his ritzy resort in New Jersey.
Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory of 3.4 million people, struggled through a tenth day with virtually no electricity, patchy communications and shortages of fuel, clean water and other essentials in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the most powerful storm to hit the island in nearly 90 years.
Donald Trump’s slow response was bad and will likely cost lives when all is said and done. His recent behavior will only make things worse.
“Today our President will sit in his opulent golf resort attacking hurricane first responders,” Murphy tweeted.
Instead of attacking the San Juan mayor as she works tirelessly to save lives in Puerto Rico, Donald Trump should be taking notes from her about how to lead in a crisis.Â
The presidentâ€™s lack of concern, knowledge and interest in helping Puerto-Rican Americans is telling in more ways than one.
President Trump tried to defend his botched response to the disaster in Puerto Rico by explaining to America what an island is.
Red states Florida and Texas got all the resources they needed after hurricanes hit them, but Trump is suggesting that decisions have to be made when it comes to the cost of rebuilding Puerto Rico.
San Juan’s mayor responded to the Trump administration’s claim that Puerto Rico is a good news story regarding needed aid reaching the island by saying, “Dammit, this is not a good news story. This is a life or death story.”
Once again, the self-centered President of the United States cannot help but make every domestic and international incident about him and how wonderful and/or victimized he is.
“He clearly doesn’t want to talk about Puerto Rico â€“ more than 3.5 million American citizens, along with the U.S. Virgin Islands. Not interested, doesn’t say a word about it.”
As Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo RossellÃ³ is openly pleading with the White House for help in avoiding a humanitarian crisis, Donald Trump is busy tweeting about the NFL, and not planning on offering disaster relief for another 2-3 weeks.
“The problem is churches that are businesses making a profit. Operate a church as a for-profit entity, but file returns and pay taxes.”
Just when you thought Fox News would hit rock bottom, Laura Ingraham bore even deeper into the depths of stupidity of unimaginable proportion. Ingraham called Puerto Ricans immigrants…huh?
In the British version of “Big Brother”, former heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield uses the bible to rip on homosexuals.
With typical Republican ignorance of the U.S. Constitution, Rick Santorum tells Puerto Ricans they have to speak English to achieve statehood