Stephen Colbert Pounds Donald Trump Over Puerto Rico Visit

President Donald Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday was a gift for late-night comics. Stephen Colbert accepted it.
While there, for instance, he made clear how much he loves Puerto Rico, telling locals he loves the place he only recently seems to have learned is an island, telling them their weather is “second to none, but every once in a while you get hit. And you got hit.”
That’s “Trumpsplaining” at its best, Colbert snarked.
POTUS also addressed the devastation…
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By | 2017-10-03T21:44:29+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Donald Trump, Late Night TV, Politics, Puerto Rico, Stephen Colbert, The Late Show|Tags: |

Hillary Clinton Tweets Support For San Juan Mayor As Donald Trump Doubles Down – Update

Hillary Clinton has Carmen Yulín Cruz’s back. “Don’t let anyone make you feel alone,” Clinton has tweeted. “We are with you and Puerto Rico.”
Clinton’s tweet came just about 45 minutes after Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of the San Juan Mayor. Said Trump: “Results of recovery efforts will speak louder” than her “complaints.” His latest salvo – his 16th tweet of the day from his New Jersey golf resort – comes after hours of intense backlash to his morning…
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By | 2017-09-30T16:46:42+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Controversial, Donald Trump, News, Politics, Puerto Rico|Tags: |

Stephen Colbert’s Awkward Photo Campaign For Hurricane Victims Snaps John Oliver, Judd Apatow, Others

Refresh for updates. In a time when people in power, particularly in the U.S. should be reaching out and helping Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the wake of devastation left by Hurricane Irma and Maria instead of tweeting negativity, many are stepping up and doing what they can for relief — including celebrities. Many are using their platform to send money and aid. Jennifer Lopez donated $1 million and continues to support while Beyonce lent her voice to a remix of J…
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By | 2017-09-30T15:46:03+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Big Mouth, Breaking News, Nick Kroll, Puerto Rico, Stephen Colbert|Tags: |

Joe Scarborough Says President “Hiding At A Country Club”; Other Scathing Responses To Trump’s Puerto Rico Tweets

President Donald Trump’s self-pitying, finger-pointing series of tweets this morning accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz of “poor leadership” and being “nasty to Trump” have drawn even harsher-than-usual criticism from Beltway pundits and Hollywood/New York celebrities.
“Poor leadership would be hiding at a country club golfing while fellow Americans are suffering and dying,” tweeted Morning Joe‘s Joe Scarborough. Said Hamilton playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda, “You’re…
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By | 2017-09-30T13:44:09+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Controversial, Donald Trump, hollywood reaction, Joe Scarborough, News, Politics, Puerto Rico, Social Media|Tags: |

Donald Trump Spreads Blame In Hurricane Response: “Fake News,” San Juan Mayor & Puerto Ricans

President Donald Trump, caught up short by the widely televised criticisms of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, went on one of his now-standard weekend twitter rants, accusing Cruz of “poor leadership” and others on the hurricane-devastated island who “want everything to be done for them.”
From his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, the president also lashed out at his usual targets: CNN, NBC, “fake news” and Democrats. (See the tweets below.)
“The Fake News Networks…
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By | 2017-09-30T11:45:53+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Carmen Yulin Cruz, Controversial, Donald Trump, News, Politics, Puerto Rico, San Juan|Tags: |

Donald Trump Tweets “Big Decisions” Ahead In Cost Of Rebuilding Puerto Rico

After getting thumped for spitting out a mountain of tweets about his NFL battle – as opposed to the anthill on Puerto Rico – President Donald Trump scrambled this morning to catch up.
His output included a congratulatory retweet about his inaugural committee donating $3M to island relief, and a boast that “Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello just stated: ‘The Administration and the President, every time we’ve spoken, they’ve delivered.’”
Thursday night, Rossello told…
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By | 2017-09-29T08:46:35+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Breaking News, Donald Trump, Hurricane Irma, Puerto Rico, Twitter|Tags: |