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Democrats Blame Trump for Post-Maria Puerto Rico Suicides

Democrats Blame Trump for Post-Maria Puerto Rico Suicides

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) blamed President Donald Trump for what she said was a spike in suicides across Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the territory in late 2017.

She offered her comments during a Friday press conference alongside House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) in Washington, DC.

Partial transcript below:

According to C-SPAN’s automated transcript, “money” was mentioned 37 times by Democrats during the press conference.

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