San Juan

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"He continues to make the humanitarian crisis worse. He is ensuring that people don't have food to put on the table," said San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz
Jon Queally, staff writer
"I think it's the most diverse presidential campaign team ever assembled," said...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The fact that we've had to reduce benefits to those that need it the most is...


On the grim anniversary of Hurricane Maria, as Puerto Rico remains in tarp-strewn ruins, thousands lack power or water, and scores who fled now face homelessness, the White House boasted of its "historic recovery effort" and agreed to give the island about 1% of what it needs to rebuild. Then Trump went to a Las Vegas rally where he called Brett Kavanaugh "a fine, fine person" and happily imagined the day we'd all want him to "stop winning so much," which we think is here.