There are about 3.4 million people — Americans — living in Puerto Rico.
Nearly two weeks ago Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Yesterday, half of those Americans were still without drinking water and some two-thirds remained without electricity, including a few hospitals.
President Trump, as has become American custom, has been widely criticized for his callous, less-than-urgent response.
Never fear, though, Hitch says, because Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are on the case.