"I was having fun, they were having fun", the president continued, referring to the hurricane survivors who had lined up at a church that had been converted into a food distribution center. Trump said Cruz "really did not do a very good job in fact did a very poor job".
Now, Puerto Rico officials are trying to recover from Hurricane Maria since it struck the island almost two weeks ago.
Brock Long, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, dismissed the latest pleas for urgent assistance from the mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, as "political noise". Huckabee - whose daughter is White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders - had asked him elaborate on "the effusive praise" from officials. "The media is really, I think one of the greatest of all terms I've used is fake - I guess other people have used it perhaps over the years, but I've never noticed it". "And also when I walked in, the cheering was incredible", he said.
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Now, his option would have been try to do it himself. "It was the security guard", Lombardo said during a news conference. Campos and all of our officers are recognized for what they do every day, which is protect people", Telegraph reported .
"Just know that we will forever vote for you having just said that", Huckabee revealed. "Throw 'em to me Mr. President!"
The president visited Puerto Rico last Tuesday as the island was still reeling with numerous 3.4 million people desperate for power, food and other supplies.
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Ultimately though, she reiterated that the president is "open to the conversation". "You'll find out", Trump said when asked to clarify.
Trump launched the lovely, soft towels during an eventful Tuesday visit to the island, during which he managed to say or do a number of freakish things in the course of a few hours.
US President Donald Trump has appeared to take credit for coining the word "fake" in his fight against the media, saying it is "one of the greatest of all terms" he has come up with.
'They had these handsome , soft towels …'
Trump has often used the term in reference to the media and news coverage throughout his campaign and presidency. President!'" Trump added, while using his hands to mimic how he'd thrown the paper towels.