Fmr. Governor of Puerto Rico Slams Trump on MSNBC: ‘He Is Just Racist’

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Fmr. Governor of Puerto Rico Slams Trump on MSNBC: ‘He is Just Racist’ (Mediaite)

Alejandro García Padilla, the former governor of Puerto Rico, trashed President Donald Trump on MSNBC Thursday for his tweets claiming the U.S. would not keep FEMA and emergency responders on the hurricane ravaged island “forever.”

When asked about the president’s tweets by MSNBC’s Craig Melvin, the former governor said the remark “shows his lack of knowledge of federal law.”

“The law requires from FEMA to stay on the ground until the job is done,” Padilla explained. “So FEMA cannot get to a position and work for a couple of days and just hang around and then leave.”

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