Saturday Night Live Calls Trump A 'Cheap Cracker' Over Puerto Rico Response

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This "Weekend Update" is one for the books. In the skit, the two are on a phone call, with Baldwin's Trump in the Oval Office.

Che's co-host for the skit, Colin Jost, kicked off the digs by commenting on the president's response to the destruction in Puerto Rico via Twitter.

Michael Che then mocked Trump for his whinging response to criticisms from the Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz.

"This isn't a complicated issue, man, it's hurricane relief". It's hurricane relief. These people need help. Do the same thing...

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After the Puerto Rican capital city's mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz appealed for help "to save us from dying", the United States president said in a series of tweets: "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". "What did you make of President Trump tweeting that Puerto Ricans, quote, 'want everything to be done for them?'"

Mayor Cruz did not take kindly to the response. "If anybody out there is listening to us, we are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency", Cruz said during a press conference. "When you have to pull people down from their buildings - I'm sorry, but that really upsets me and frustrates me".

"Thank you, sir. I think it's because folks listen to me because I'm no nonsense, but I'm all nonsense", Bryant's Sanders said. Dammit, this is not a good news story. It's a "life-or-death" story.

The crisis in Puerto Rico was not the only recent snafu the show took aim at. Nearly half the island's population has been without drinking water, according to the U.S. Defense Department.

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Cruz complained in multiple interviews about the USA administration's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico. Roughly 90 percent of homes have been destroyed.

The package includes a portable "tent city", which can house up to 150 people, giving them a place to sleep. Trump then tells her that he could have been an National Football League player.

A tropical wave formed near the Lesser Antilles, and is expected to drift west over the next few days.

"I recognize that right now, whether it's the gas line or the ATM line, we're limited", Governor Ricardo Rossello told Reuters in an interview on Saturday at the Puerto Rico Convention Center, the government's temporary headquarters.

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