Trump said, "These people, these special people, they are born and then they work very hard on this incredible talent and they really are very talented, talented folks".
Long returns to Puerto Rico today and is expected to give a first-hand update on response and recovery later this morning. The U.S. territory now has limited fuel, food, drinking water, and communication.
Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help.
The president said he will be traveling to the USA territory on Tuesday to meet with first responders, the military, "and frankly most importantly, we're going to be seeing the people of Puerto Rico".
Budget director Mick Mulvaney says the public needs to "judge us by the actions, please" in terms of efforts to help Puerto Rico.
"I will do what I never thought I was going to do".
Britain's Boris Johnson says not trying to overshadow PM May
Mujtaba Rahman, managing director for Europe at the Eurasia Group, said "many in the party believe he is goading May into sacking him, so that he can become a "Brexit martyr" on the back benches".
The mayor retorted: "This is, damn it, this is not a good news story".
Volunteers came out in droves on Saturday to help send off more than 100,000 pounds of emergency supplies to Puerto Rico in the wake a devastating hurricane.
"Our state is an incredible melting pot, and the success and growth we've seen over the years is credited to the wonderful people that live in Florida", he added. "I am begging, begging anyone who can hear us to save us from dying", Cruz said Friday. "We want them to be safe and sound and secure, and we'll be there every day until that happens", POTUS promised.
The debilitating storm killed at least 16 people and left almost all 3.4 million people in Puerto Rico without power and most without running water.
The governor said over 1.5 million barrels of fuel would reach Puerto Rico in the coming days.
"The flow is coming, gasoline is getting here", Rossello said.
Sanders didn't directly address the ongoing feud between the two leaders, and instead said the White House is focused on bringing "the mayor into the coordination efforts".