Apr 02 2019 The best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico is President Donald J. He said money spent on Puerto Rico is 'taking dollars away from our Farmers and so many others. Trump, who has reportedly said in private that he doesn't want another single dollar going to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, again complained about funding for the island and called San Juan Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz, a frequent critic, crazed and incompetent. In his tweets, Trump raised a familiar, contested figure for disaster relief in Puerto Rico. Moreover, he complained that Puerto Rico's politicians only take from USAdespite the fact that Puerto Rico is part of the United States and its residents are American citizens.