President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to take aim at Puerto Rico, tweeting that the island is “the nicest place I have ever been” and that he “love[s] that they [Puerto Ricans] are so tough.”
The president tweeted Tuesday that he had “always felt that Puerto Rico was an easy target.”
Puerto Rico has been hit hard by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.
The president said that he would send troops to the island to help in its recovery.
He also called Puerto Ricans “the bravest people in the world.”
The island’s governor said that Puerto Ricos are “willing to work with anyone who wants to help.”