By Susan Kuebler More than two months after two hurricanes hit the island of Puerto Rico and the situation there is still beyond bad. Sadly, the phrase “out of sight, out of mind” is playing out for the residents of this storm-ravaged American territory. According to the most recent statistics
By Susan Kuebler The situation in Puerto Rico continues to be dire, but apparently the President of The United States feels like he’s done enough for them. Trump tweeted out this morning: "Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of their own making." says Sharyl Attkisson.
By Susan Kuebler What, you might ask, is The Jones Act and why would it affect the relief effort in Puerto Rico? Good questions. Officially named the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, the Jones Act is maritime law enacted in 1920, following World War I, in an effort to protect
By Susan Kuebler In remarks reported by The Hill earlier today, Trump tried to explain the lack of disaster response to the stricken island of Puerto Rico. His exact words were “This is a thing called the Atlantic Ocean. This is tough stuff.” Yes, Mr. Trump Puerto Rico is an
by Lauren Wynn As Texas continues to battle Hurricane Harvey, the President and First Lady flew in for a photo op briefing. It was an impressive collection of federal, state, and local officials who all stopped their critical missions to travel to Corpus Christi, make posters, develop talking points and then