Puerto Rico’s September October 2-8, 2017 political week in tweets

by | Oct 9, 2017 | News Week in Tweets | Comments

Tesla could help rebuild Puerto Rico’s electric infrastructure

Through a series of tweets, Governor Ricardo Rosselló seemed open to speaking with Tesla’s founder Elon Musk about the possibility of Tesla helping Puerto Rico rebuild its electrical grid.

 

Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico

In what was called an insult to Puerto Ricans, Donald Trump made several controversial comments while in Puerto Rico, stating Puerto Rico’s disaster was not a “real” disaster, complaining that the recovery efforts were throwing the budget “a little out of whack,” and finishing off by throwing supplies at hurricane victims.

 

US Vice President visits Puerto Rico

Days after Donald Trump made a stop in Puerto Rico, Mike Pence followed suit.

 

USNS Comfort arrives to Puerto Rico

Weeks after petitions circulated calling for the hospital naval ship to be sent to Puerto Rico, the USNS Comfort finally made its way to the US territory to provide medical relief.

 

Trump and Yulin meet

Donald Trump and Carmen Yulin Cruz met after their public spat the previous week, but reports indicate they did not have a meaningful exchange.