Trump Lambasts Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts in Twitter Fusillade

Puerto Rico’s struggle to recover from the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Maria was lambasted by President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Thursday morning, the president blaming local officials for the island’s ongoing hardships and warning that federal responders will not remain “in P.R. forever.”

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Trump Calls Removal of Confederate Monuments ‘Foolish’

President Donald Trump on Thursday denounced the removal of monuments to Confederate figures as “foolish,” days after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the planned removal of a statue of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led to the death of a counter-protester and the injury of 19 others.

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