New York City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito is of Puerto Rican descent and is cut from the same bolt of cloth as San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz. Both are brainy, dynamic, articulate Democratic women and both are totally fed up with Donald Trump. Mark-Viverito was recently in Puerto Rico surveying the damage for herself. She castigated the Trump administration for giving a fraction of the relief effort to Hurricane Maria than was given to Irma and Harvey. “We need president Trump to pull away from his fragile ego and not make this about himself, to get out of his golf course cocoon and get to work.”
The tape is interrupted at approximately 1:38 by a FEMA broadcast and then resumes at 6:28.