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Trump Ratchets Up Puerto Rico Criticism, Threatens to Pull FEMA

President Donald Trump slammed Puerto Rico Thursday, threatening to pull emergency management workers from the storm-ravaged island — drawing immediate wrath from furious Democrats who charged he is treating Americans there like "second-class citizens." Trump tweeted, "'Puerto Rico survived the Hurricanes, now a financial crisis looms largely of their own making.' says Sharyl Attkisson. A total lack of........accountability say the Governor. Electric and all infrastructure was disaster before hurricanes." (It wasn't clear why Trump referenced Attkisson, a conservative journalist who has repeatedly def ...