(CNN)Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honor drew a stark distinction Saturday when asked about President Donald Trump’s tweets accusing San Juan Mayor Carmen Yuln Cruz of “poor leadership” in her response to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
Honoré made his remarks during an interview on CNN Newsroom.
Trump tweeted after Cruz criticized the White House’s response to Maria’s disastrous impact on the US commonwealth. During an interview Friday on CNN, she cast the situation as “a story of devastation that continues to worsen.”
Cruz also said she and her family are staying at the Coliseum in San Juan, along with more than 600 people. They’re sleeping on cots and eating the same food as everyone else after their house flooded.
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