Because they are there for him, and he has come to praise Trump, not to bury his ego beneath the dignity of his office. And because he is not just a national embarrassment, but an international one:.@realDonaldTrump First Lady Melania Trump greet supporters as they arrive in Johnstown, PA to attend the Flight 93 September 11 Memorial Service in Shanksville, PA pic.twitter.com/SRMBvlDLKJ— Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) September 11, 2018
Maria, he said, was the "hardest one we had by far because of the island nature", adding: "I actually think it was one of the best jobs that's ever been done with respect to what this is all about.
"The job that Fema [the Federal Emergency Management Agency] and law enforcement and everybody did working along with the governor in Puerto Rico, I think was tremendous. I think that Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success."
Success? Federal response according to Trump in Puerto Rico a success? If he thinks the death of 3,000 people os a success God help us all.— Carmen Yulín Cruz (@CarmenYulinCruz) September 11, 2018
And while we're on the subject of hurricanes:
Senator Jeff Merkley talks with @maddow about a document showing that the Trump administration took close to ten million dollars from FEMA's budget ahead of the 2018 hurricane season and gave it to ICE to pay for detentions. https://t.co/q0sNTcKxQ1— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 12, 2018