San Juan Mayor Fires Back At Trump, Calls Him "Hater In Chief"

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The Mayor of Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, Carmen Yulin Cruz fired back at President Trump after he said the US response to the hurricane-ravaged island couldn’t last "forever.”

“It is not that you do not get it; you are incapable of fulfilling the moral imperative to help the people of PR,” Cruz tweeted Monday. “Shame on you!

And in a follow up tweet, she said Trump's "comments about Puerto Rico are unbecoming of a Commander in Chief they seem more to come from a “Hater in Chief”."

In a burst of tweet on Monday morning, Trump lashed out at the Puerto Rico recovery effort and said the federal response to the crisis in the U.S. territory couldn’t last “forever.”

"We cannot keep FEMA, the Military & the First Responders, who have been amazing (under the most difficult circumstances) in P.R. forever!" Trump tweeted. Trump also said the island’s debt and infrastructure problems were complicating recovery efforts.

The feud between the US President and the San Juan mayor has grown over the past weeks ago, when Cruz emerged as a strong critic of the Trump administration’s response to the devastation in Puerto Rico, saying the federal government has been slow to provide needed aid. Trump attacked Cruz on Twitter in late September, saying she had been “nasty” to him and accusing her of showing “poor leadership ability.”

In an interview this week, Cruz said she doesn’t care about Trump’s attacks against her. "This isn’t about me or politics. I’m not going to be the face you see out there just giving you a box of food for the photo op," she told "I’m the face of the person who is going to make sure somebody gets that to you ... so like the last scene of Gone With the Wind — 'Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.'"

Meanwhile, for whatever reason, still only 17% of Puerto Ricans currently have power, according to the government’s online tracker.

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Sy Kloine Bee's picture

Puerto Rico shouldn't be part of the US.  We should just let it go.

knukles's picture

She should not have said that; the guy's the President and PR's in serious need of help
What the fuck's wrong with these hating Progressives?
Her constituent's well being's at risk with her antics.  Which makes her a danger to herself and others and thus incapable of being a responsible leader.

Seriously flawed character

The_Juggernaut's picture

Some people can't help but doubling down on their douchiness.  Of course, double-douchiness may get her elected down there.

Bud Dry's picture

No one forced them to take out all of these loans.  What did they do with them?  They sure as hell didn't use the money on it's people.  Maybe we should investigate.

BaBaBouy's picture

Donaldo, its only Paper fiats money, just help your P/R...

nmewn's picture

She's gone from wearing "We Are All Dying Here" T-shirts to channeling fictional characters like Rhett

At this point I don't think PR can be unfucked.

JRobby's picture

"But she seemed so normal and professional during the campaign, so we voted for her" (PR has an average over 80% voter turnout rate)

The mark of the psychotic sociopath!!!!

Why does she dye her hair blonde? Is she ashamed of her heritage?

PrezTrump's picture

What a self-serving grade-A bitch!

MisterMousePotato's picture

At the end of its run, the television series, Little House on the Prairie, began replacing characters to keep the show going.

All of a sudden, Nellie Oleson was gone, and 'Nancy' took her place.

Neither the character nor the actress portraying Nancy were particularly compelling, but, in pertinent part, one of her trademark shticks was saying, "You HATE me!"

For example:

Nancy: Buy me a new Bugatti.

Mr. Oleson: No. We can't afford it.

Nancy: You HATE me!

Why am I writing about this?

TeamDepends's picture

Commie Cruz and other worthless POS commies conspired to feign a "truckers strike" and other nefarious means to keep relief supplies on the ships and away from her constituents.

Offthebeach's picture

What right does she have by dying her hair blond to appropriate,  steal, my peoples cultural identity?  Thief! Is that a Peurto Rican thing, stealing? She needs to check her privlage and anti-blond , anti-pasty white reyyyycism!


NoDebt's picture

I just had a great idea.  Let's offer to give PR back to Spain if they let Catalonia go.


(In case you were wondering, yes, this is why I earn the big bucks.)


Theosebes Goodfellow's picture

You are mistaken, madam Mayor.

The "hater-in-chief" is your patron, Rep. Gutierrez. You know, the man who brought you political tee shirts to wear?

Do be such a pendeja.

Ben Tornilloed's picture

I thought a pendeja was a clitoris.  

Falconsixone's picture

Put all the jews on PR and give Palestine back to Palestinians. Then treat it as Cuba and never contact them again. Ship the ricos back to Spain and Africa so the jews have to work or steal from each other. win-win-win yes

Antifaschistische's picture

I'm going to have to side with the Mayor on this is Trump that doesn't get it.   Trump doesn't understand that PR has become a giant parasitic welfare state...and that they DO expect the real US to cover all their expenses for everything....and pay for all their infratructure....and all their healthcare....etc...

...this what happens in a welfare state.

...but Obama took us all to a new level.   in the not to distant past, people weren't proud of being welfare parasites.  Today, it's sort of a honor and a right.  The Mayor has obviously drank the kool-obama-aid.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

San Juan Mayor Fires Back At Trump, Calls Him "Hater In Chief"

My response: Puerto Rico is a MESS!!! This MAYOR is a BIG part of that MESS.

America should just TAKE THE DAMN THING OVER and turn it into a LABOR CAMP and PRISON for all the SWAMP CREATURES who will be arriving during the next year including Sir Harvey Weinstein and company!!! 

nsurf9's picture

As of Septermber 28th, Puerto Rico was full of all sorts of supplies to the point no new supplies could even be delivered to the port in San Juan.  However, only 20% of the truck drivers had returned to work. 

The San Juan Mayor (who was recently bought and paid-for by the US democrat deep state) and the island's own corruption - right down to its extorting trucking teamsters, are the problem.  And, that's what Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, Mayor of San Juan, should be compaining about.

But instead, we get just another f'ed up way to unfairly target President Trump - because it is THEIR OWN corruption (fueled and complicit with the state-side democrates) that is placing THEIR OWN innocent people in Puerto Rico at risk of dying. 

And, then they'll blame Trump.  When in fact, it will have been the democrates and the corrupt Puerto Rican's, themselves, who will have caused their deaths - just another push of the democrat revenge-agenda after losing the election(s).

FIAT CON's picture

They did whay most .gov's do with money ....blow it.

Meanwhile all Western .gov's are broke and have no interest in paying down debt.

It is much easier to spend money when you have no intent to pay it back.

DeadFinks's picture

They're going to just love their new credit terms.

Ghost of Porky's picture

She'd rather be popular than actually fix anything. Grrl power!

Ghost of PartysOver's picture

The Great Prophet and Philosopher Ron White once said so eloquently "You can't fix stupid".

The man is a visionary.

shankster's picture

Send the snowflakes down to fix it all up...I'm sure the snowflakes are lining up with their hammers and tools to go help PR.

Yukon Cornholius's picture

Right after they watch the Home Depot tutorial videos.

stormsailor's picture

yes, but first they have to go to home depot to take the how to use a tape measure and a hammer, etc.

NumNutt's picture

Only one problem, the snowflakes don't know how to opperate a hammer or a tape measure, shit I bet most don't even own any tools other then a iPhone....

Cloud9.5's picture

Politicians politic, that’s what they do. Hyperbole fires up mental midgets.  Then they vote their feelings.



A Likely Story's picture

When I read your post, with the word double-douchiness, my first thought was Trump.  Clarifiying you were disparaging the mayor, who's obviously got more responsibiilty for human life than you, didn't change a thing.

Sy Kloine Bee's picture

She's not letting a crisis go to waste.

knukles's picture

Amazingly calous comment isn't it, "Crisis go to waste".
Admitting that one is leveraging another's misery for one's own gain.

Disgusting behavior.

PS  Know what you never tell a Puerto Rican window washer?
You want them Spic and Span


Sy Kloine Bee's picture


Chutzpah is the boy who killed his parents begging the court for leniency because he is now an orphan.

MisterMousePotato's picture

Some may not be aware of this, but, IN FACT, Lyle and Kyle(?) Menendez murdered their parents with a shotgun for the parents' money and insurance.

After their trial, one of the jurors admitted that she voted to acquit because she felt sorry for them because they were orphans.

Life now imitates art, and art is stupid ("Hands up, don't shoot," etc.).

IH8OBAMA's picture

Why is this even news?  Who cares what this cunt has to say?  I never heard of her before the hurricaine and I'd like to never hear of her again.


FORD_FIESTA's picture

The FBI should lock her up for the duration of the rcovery,,,,,could take years.

She is hindering law enforcment.

Yippie21's picture

She, and her press (soap box ) remind me strongly of the Texas Governor candidate with the red shoes... the brave Wendy Davis!... who was going to be the tip of the spear of Texas turing Blue!  Yeah Democats!.... and the national media couldn't have piled on more because muh girl-power!.... and she lost.... bigly.

ArithToddle's picture

The "news" here is not the mayor's comments.  Commenters here are missing the intent of the mayor's actions.  The mayor is a pawn--she is being used to tie up Trump and distract from Vegas.  More focus and attention on PR means less spotlight on the Feebs rube goldberg op in Vegas.  Expect another incident shortly . . .

GunnerySgtHartman's picture

What the fuck's wrong with these hating Progressives?

Leftist retards can't help doubling down on stupid ...

wise_owl_says...'s picture

time for spoiled brat adult skin suit children to get their spanking. been a long time coming. no more taxpayer funded silver spoons!

lasvegaspersona's picture

She also callled him a "poopy doo doo" but retracted the comment when her staff said it wasn't "mayorial".

What is she 12? Her island is "sinking into the ocean" yet she spit fights with the one guy who could help?

Somewhere during Obama the country got the idea that one side had the answers and the other side were 'haters'.

We'll see how this goes.

E.F. Mutton's picture

Wow, you can't even see Hillary's mouth moving when this bitch talks.  That's talent.

Billy the Poet's picture

Wait till you see the bit where the Puerto Rican puppet speaks while Hillary drinks a glass of water and hacks up a ball of phlegm in it. Now THAT'S entertainment!

Richard Whitney's picture

Exactly, well put.

When will these pols understand that following HRC's whiny, bitter example goes nowhere? Even WJC knows that.

This mayor has to follow the perp-script, however. When a U.S. Attorney could uncover corruption, you need to get out in front, screaming that you are some kind of victim.

Everybodys All American's picture

Tell the DOJ to investigate the political corrution in the PR and this clown will be done in a week.