'SNL' Went Straight for Trump's Shameful Response to Puerto Rico

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More than half of Puerto Rico's 3.4 million people lack access to drinking water 11 days after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory, and 95 percent remain without power, according to the U.S. Defense Department.

"The mayor of San Juan is a political hack", Fuentes said on CNN's "New Day".

Trump was unhappy with Cruz's criticism over the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria.

Cruz on Sunday posted twin tweets in Spanish and England saying, "The goal is one: saving lives".

Trump on Saturday blasted San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, whom he accused of "poor leadership ability", as well as "others in Puerto Rico" who Trump claimed "want everything to be done for them". "Go tell Melania to put on her flood heels, get some bottled water, some food, pack up some extra Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl T-shirts and write them a check with our money, you cheap cracker".

Cruz complained in multiple interviews about the US administration's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico. They.want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort. "I'd love to keep doing this per my availability, but I have other things I'm going to do, so I guess we'll figure it out", explained Baldwin. "10,000 Federal workers now on Island doing a fantastic job (sic)", Trump added in a series of tweets.

When Villasenor's Cruz asked to confirm that he knows that Puerto Rico is a USA territory, "Trump" looked shocked and later hangs up on her, while she pleads for aid, "Wow, that woman is so nasty". However 95 percent of people in the USA territory are still without power.

Cruz, who has appeared regularly on US cable news programs, was particularly pointed in rejecting a statement by acting Homeland Security secretary, Elaine Duke, who called the government's response "a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place".

Ms Cruz said in an emotional news conference: "We are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency".

Later on in the show, Michael Che would also roast the president for his response to the situation in Puerto Rico. "You know, I actually love football".

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