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Trump Admin’s Data on Hurricane Maria? ‘Alternative Facts’, Say Most Puerto Ricans

June 18, 2018

The Trump Administration may have permanently damaged relations with Puerto Rico.

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We’ve Reached A Critical Point In American History Now That the World Knows Our Shame

June 10, 2018

The UN Human Rights Council called on the United States to immediately halt the separation of immigrant children from their families. If we ignore them, it's at our own peril.

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Trump Just Made an Insane Claim About the Olympics – the Internet Instantly LOL’d

March 6, 2018

Donald Trump is absolutely compulsive about taking credit for almost anything he can think of, usually either as a wild exaggeration, or a total fabrication. Anyone who has even remotely been paying attention knows that, and a simple web search…

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Trump’s FEMA Shorted Puerto Rico Food Aid by 99.9% As American Citizens Starved

February 13, 2018

Chilling Insight Into How Trump Dysfunction Can Cost Lives Puerto Rico is still suffering the effects of Hurricane Maria — which made landfall on the island on September 20, 2017 — in ways unimaginable for citizens of the world’s second…

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As Trump Abandons Devastated Puerto Rico, This 15 Year Old is Making a Difference

February 3, 2018

Trump abandoned Puerto Rico: this boy is saving it Following the 2017 Atlantic hurricanes, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico failed to get substantial damage relief from the Trump Administration. As The Intercept’s David Dayen reported back in October 2017, the Puerto…

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Apparently Our Childish, Racist President Has Been Mocking the Indian PM’s Accent

January 22, 2018

Updated: An earlier version of this story referred to the Indian Prime Minister as the “Indian President” in the Headline. This was an error, and has been corrected.   Whether they are a dictator, demagogue, or despot, President Donald Trump…

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“Tiny” company tied to Trump donor given Massive $300m Puerto Rico recovery contract

October 24, 2017

Why on earth would a small utility company be charged with restoring power to the entire island of Puerto Rico? Puerto Rico’s power grid was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Right now, 80 percent of the island is still…

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Trump mercilessly mocked for not knowing who is the President of the US Virgin Islands

October 13, 2017

Donald Trump Met With…Himself? Republican Donald Trump has made it clear he is not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to world affairs. And, sadly, he isn’t too bright when it comes to the affairs of the country he…

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Trump wants to pull out of storm-torn Puerto Rico, but Twitter ain’t having it

October 12, 2017

Donald Trump Tweets About Puerto Rico Just a mere three weeks after Puerto Rico was devastated by a hurricane, as the island is still largely without water and electricity, as American citizens flounder and die, Donald Trump issued warnings about…

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