'Worse Than Katrina'
Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a message for the people of Puerto Rico: "The president is behind you, we all are, the entire country." But just days ago, the White House had a very different message: We haveÂ nothing planned for Puerto Rico.
Press Sec.: "Our message to the incredible people of Puerto Rico is this: the president is behind you, we all are, the entire country." pic.twitter.com/YrXPHXaCyZâ€” ABC News (@ABC) September 28, 2017
O'Reilly claims that a source "was on a conference call with FEMA on Monday," about the crisis in Puerto Rico, with Trump administration offices including the Coast Guard, FEMA, and the Dept. of Defense, among others. She says that, according to her source, after all the other federal agencies shared their plans for the U.S. territory, it was the White House's turn.Â
They had "nothing planned."
NCRM has not verified this accounting, but given the White House's performance over the past week on Puerto Rico, it's certainly plausible. President Trump himself spent the weekend tweeting about the NFL, while ignoring Puerto Rico for five days straight.
O'Reilly calls it "worse than Katrina."
Here's her statement:
2- This is 5 days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. Others on the call: pic.twitter.com/geJvXDsgr4â€” Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 28, 2017
4- WH answer?â€” Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 28, 2017
No report, no activity.â°â°Nothing planned for Puerto Rico.
"We were all stunned", this source said.
6- ...while DoD, FEMA, all government agencies and non-government agencies were ready to go or had already started activities on the ground.â€” Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 28, 2017
7- This is worse than Katrina.â€” Holly O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) September 28, 2017
Bush was inept and unprepared.
Trump just does not give a fuck about brown people.
To comment on this article and other NCRM content, visit our Facebook page.
If you find NCRM valuable, would you please consider making a donation to support our independent journalism?