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Abandoning Puerto Rico Would Be Impeachable Offense

By Eugene Robinson

WASHINGTON — More than 80 percent of Puerto Rico is still in the dark, more than a third of its residents still have no clean drinking water, much of the island’s infrastructure still lies in ruins — and President Trump cruelly threatens to cut off federal aid. Doing so would be government by spite, and should be considered an impeachable offense.
Puerto Rico, as any fifth-grader knows, is part of the America that Trump promises to make great again. But the mayor of San Juan has had the temerity to criticize the Trump administration’s response to the calamity of Hurricane Maria as slow and… …read more

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