12 Oct '17, 5pm

Sierra Club statement: Trump’s Threat to Abandon Puerto Rico Demonstrates Dereliction of Duty https://t.co/Spi8P8Jk0n

WASHINGTON,​ ​DC​ ​-​​ ​Donald Trump went on an extended twitter tirade against the people of Puerto Rico this morning, tweeting among other things that the U.S. Island was alone responsible for its financial crisis, and threatening to abandon any long term commitment to recovery efforts. The vast majority of the Puerto Rico still lacks electricity and many have no clean water to speak of. In​ ​Response,​ ​Sierra​ ​Club​ Executive Director Michael Brune Released the Following Statement: "Donald Trump’s signal that he is prepared to abandon the people of Puerto Rico as many there struggle without water and power demonstrates that he is failing to fulfil his basic Presidential duty to protect American citizens. “Instead of attacking the victims of a historic hurricane, Trump should follow the example of the people of Puerto Rico, who are working tirelessly to help rebuild th...

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