Puerto Rico makes emotional plea for help

Posted October 02, 2017

On Saturday, he lashed out at San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and said she had been complimentary to him on his efforts until Democrats approached her and then she began making politically-motivated attacks against him.

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz also told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week that with the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria, the focus should be on "saving lives" and not the US territory's high rate of debt or what it may cost to rebuild.

Donald Trump has lashed out at the mayor of San Juan and other officials in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, criticising their claims of a slow U.S. response to the natural disaster which has imperilled the island's future.

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But the most biting critique came on "Weekend Update". "When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story". For only the second time, a Trump tweet-in which he referred to Yulín Cruz's "poor leadership"-achieved The Ratio, in which the number of comments outpace the likes, a sign that the tweet was a awful fuck up". Che basically said the same thing on Saturday night about Trump and minorities, though not in so many words.

"Maybe from where she's standing it's a good news story", Cruz said. It's like when anybody darker than your golf trousers has a problem, you're thinking: "How can I make this worse?"

A tropical wave formed near the Lesser Antilles, and is expected to drift west over the next few days.

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Cruz, played by Melissa Villasenor, begged for help sooner, but "Trump" admonished her, "You should have paid your bills".

"Oh, really Donald?" Che remarked. How nasty? Are you shaking? "We all have got to remember, the people of Puerto Rico are American citizens, entitled to the same help as the people of any other community in America". You wanna go smoke a Virginia Slim until your hands stop moving.

"This isn't that complicated, man", he continued. You just did this for white people twice.

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Away from Puerto Rico, the opening sketch also brought on Kate McKinnon as Attorney General Jeff Sessions and commented on Trump's attacks on NFL players who kneel during the National Anthem in protest of social and racial injustice.