Electric and all infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes", Trump said. He added that the military and FEMA could not stay on the island forever.
His tweets came a week after Trump made his first visit to the storm-ravaged island, during which he blamed it for throwing the federal government's budget "out of whack" with its relief needs.
But he's also insisted that the federal government will help the island for the long-run, saying at a speech the day before, "We will not rest. until the people of Puerto Rico are safe".
"Our goal is to make sure that the Hispanic community understand that we value Latino cultures and origins and we want to celebrate that", Carol Flores from the STCC Hispanic Association told 22News.
As part of the TIDAL X: Puerto Rico initiative, the global music and entertainment company chartered two 747 cargo planes, the first on Saturday and the second yesterday, carrying a total of 400,000 pounds of supplies.
You may recall back in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina killed approximately 3,000 people in and around New Orleans. "Our neighbors in Puerto Rico can rest assured that NY stands with them as they travel down the long road to recovery".
"When things are at their worst, New Yorkers are at their best and this state has proved that once again with the overwhelming generosity that has been shown for our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico struggling to recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Maria", Cuomo said. In contrast, the media widely assessed Trump's handling of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, which hit Texas and Florida, respectively, as satisfactory.
Trump's administration faced criticism for its initial response, as Puerto Rican lawmakers begged him to help as basic necessities like food and clean water became scarce. Should we use all available resources to actually save Puerto Ricans where possible, or move on to other crises, real, imagined or engineered?