Trump Gets Slammed for Suddenly Announcing Puerto Rican Aid Package — Three Years After Hurricanes, Just Weeks Before The Election

President Donald Trump announced a new aid package for Puerto Rico on Friday, and drew swift condemnation on Twitter for his sudden interest in providing assistance for disasters that happened three years ago — but affecting a key voting demographic mere weeks before the November elections.

The multi-billion aid package Trump unveiled at a White House press conference was viewed by many as an attempt to improve Trump’s approval ratings with Puerto Rican voters in Florida — America’s largest swing state and one that many political observers believe to be a must-win for Trump to be re-elected.

“Puerto Rico’s been hit very, very hard by a lot of different storms,” said Trump, “and they’re great people, it’s a great place, I
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