Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean on Thursday slammed President Trump for having "no clue" how to lead the federal recovery effort in Puerto Rico, suggesting that the Clinton Foundation — run by the family of Trump's former opponent Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Ohio Senate candidate slams JD Vance over previous Trump comments Budowsky: Why GOP donors flock to Manchin and Sinema Countering the ongoing Republican delusion MORE — handle it instead.
"What we should do is turn over the rehab of Puerto Rico to the Clinton Foundation. They know what they are doing. You have no clue," said Dean, a Hillary Clinton supporter.
What we should do is turn over the rehab of Puerto Rico to the Clinton Foundation. They know what they are doing. You have no clue. https://t.co/2IxYqyG7CJ— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) October 12, 2017
Dean's tweet was in response to a comment made by President Trump earlier on Thursday in which he said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the military and first responders couldn't remain on the island "forever."
The Puerto Rican government says that nearly 90 percent of the island is still without power.
Trump in his tweets also mentioned the looming financial crisis for the territory, which was already facing insolvency before the massive hurricane caused billions of dollars worth of damage.
The Clinton Foundation, a philanthropic organization founded by former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMaxwell accuser testifies the British socialite was present when Epstein abuse occurred Epstein pilot testifies Maxwell was 'number two' in operation Federal judge changes his mind about stepping down, eliminating vacancy for Biden to fill MORE, works to further economic development and health services around the world, and helped reconstruction efforts in Nepal after a 2015 earthquake.