HURRICANE DONALD HITS PUERTO RICO …
‘This raises two questions: is the US preparing to withdraw from the UN? And what would this mean for Puerto Rico?’
Pres. Trump recently tweeted that the UN is “just a club for people to get together, talk, and have a good time.” Trump also stated that “as to the UN, things will bedifferent after January 20th.” Now in early January, a bill was submitted to congress…which would pull the US out of the UN.
This raises two questions: is the US preparing to withdraw from the UN? And what would this mean for Puerto Rico?
THE AMERICAN SOVEREIGNTY ACT OF 2017
The congressional bill to withdraw from the UN, HR 193, is known as the American Sovereignty Act of 2017.
It is sponsored by a group of southern GOP congressmen from Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona and Florida.
The bill is nothing new – in fact, this same bill has been submitted to congress every year, for the past 20 years. It has never come close to passage…
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