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Seth Meyers slams Trump for ignoring Puerto Rico for almost a week

The president couldn't be bothered to address the humanitarian crisis


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Chris Sosa
September 27, 2017 3:09PM (UTC)
This article originally appeared on AlterNet.

AlterNet

Seth Meyers criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday's Late Night for taking a "full week before [he] even sent someone to check out the situation" in Puerto Rico.

“For a guy for such a crooked little boner for first responders, you sure are the last responder," Meyers said.

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Trump spent days criticizing the NFL for its athletes' choice to protest during the national anthem but seemed to pay little attention to Puerto Rico, aside from meaningless tweets.

Meyers described Trump's overtures as being akin to "a guy who says he’ll help his friend move and then just shows up at the end with pizza."

Watch Meyers take the president to task for his awful nonresponse to Puerto Rico below.


Chris Sosa

Chris Sosa is a managing editor at AlterNet. His work also appears in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

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