San Juan Ambassador Carmen Yulín Cruz wore a T-shirt announcement the chat “nasty” during a television account Wednesday, afterwards Admiral Trump again acclimated the appellation to alarm her.
Cruz said the shirt was meant to advertence Trump's animadversion as she discussed it during an account with Jorge Ramos on Univision’s "Al Punto."
"What is absolutely awful is that anyone would about-face their aback on the Puerto Rican people," Cruz said during the interview, which was conducted in Spanish.
Trump additionally said Cruz had been put up to criticizing him by Democrats.
“The Ambassador of San Juan, who was actual adulatory alone a few canicule ago, has now been told by the Democrats that you charge be awful to Trump,” Trump tweeted Saturday.
Trump additionally acclimated the appellation in a Fox News account that aired Tuesday night, adage the ambassador was "very nice at the actual beginning" but said "she went a little bit on the awful ancillary and I said I assumption she's active for office, and it turns out I'm right."
On Tuesday during Trump's appointment to Puerto Rico, the two befuddled easily at the airport but the admiral did not alarm on Cruz for animadversion as he met federal and bounded admiral for televised remarks.
Cruz hasn't let up on her criticism of the president, admitting she has accepted White House agents for their administration of the crisis repeatedly.
Cruz had accepted White House staffers in a brace of tweets afterwards Trump’s cruise to Puerto Rico Tuesday.
“They REALLY accepted the abstract amidst how things are declared to appear and how they absolutely happen,” she tweeted. “Hopefully the anew accessible channels of advice with WH agents will put in motion what is bare to achieve our goal: save lives.”
Trump's use of the chat "nasty" harkens aback to the 2016 campaign, aback he called Democratic battling Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAppeals cloister rules adjoin absolution abstract Whitewater indictments adjoin Clinton Dems resurface Flynn's 'lock her up' comments afterwards Mueller accuse Kaine: Flynn will get 'fair acknowledged process' he approved to abjure Clinton MORE a “nasty woman” during a presidential debate.
Supporters of Clinton accepted the term, with abounding bodies boot in the "women's march" the day afterwards the commencement anecdotic themselves as "nasty."
Cruz has been application best of her TV appearances to advance letters amidst abatement efforts. She wore a shirt that apprehend “help us, we are dying” during a CNN actualization aftermost Friday.
—Rafael Bernal contributed