Watch Puerto Rican Lawmaker Slam Trump's Behavior on Island as 'Sad' and 'Disgraceful'
President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday morning about the negative coverage his “disgusting and tone deaf” visit to Puerto Rico has received, but it was Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Il.) who on Tuesday night was unequivocal that the behavior of the president—witnessed by millions on television—was nothing but a disgrace.
“Wow, so many Fake News stories today,” Trump tweeted. “No matter what I do or say, they will not write or speak truth. The Fake News Media is out of control!”
But Gutierrez—born in Puerto Rico and a member of the U.S. Congress, not the news media—said during an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes that the president’s behavior—including tossing paper towel rolls into a crowd at a relief station—was deplorable.
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