It took Trump almost two weeks to visit the island, and during his visit, he inspired an angry storm of tweets when he tossed paper towels at the Latinx people who'd just lost everything. "Maybe it's the calm before the storm", Trump said, following a meeting with his top military commanders. You protect our communities and you defend our nation, ' he said, reading off a teleprompter in the room. Now each individual citizen of Puerto Rico can start your own electric company, drill your own well and build a new roof over your heads all because of the gift of paper towels.
Reporters asked what he meant and Trump said: "It could be, the calm, the calm before the storm". Trump said gesturing to the commanders around him. "We're continuing to put maximum economic and diplomatic pressure on countries like North Korea". Do you mind if I shake hands? "And as he said last night, in addition to those comments, you'll have to wait and see". We're going to continue to do that.
Whatever Stephen Paddock intended when he chose to go on a murderous rampage in Las Vegas on Sunday night, it probably wasn't to stop Donald Trump focusing on North Korea. Sanders agreed: "He certainly doesn't want to lay out his game plan for our enemies".
"Absolutely. The president is an incredible advocate of the First Amendment", Sanders replied.
"I think that it is sad that the Mayor of San Juan chose to make that a political statement instead of a time of focusing on the relief efforts".
That said, the first lady knows she has her husband's backing when it comes to some of her more eye-catching fashion choices.