"Puerto Rico is just a simple math 101 question", Bass said in a Bloomberg Television interview Friday.
"Frankly, those are the issues most Americans care about; not a lot of the things that you cover, not a lot of the petty palace intrigue that you spend your time on", she said to Acosta.
Sanders said that president wanted to personally join in the efforts to help the people who have suffered from the wrath of Hurrican Harvey.
He then repeated "Puerto Rico", before switching to his usual accent to laughingly add: "And we also love Puerto Rico".
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Trump, on many occasions, has shown his knowledge and love for the diverse communities in America.
After being prompted to explain what he meant, he responded: "I don't know".
Puerto Rico bonds tumbled to record lows this week after President Donald Trump suggested the island's $74 billion debt load should be wiped out in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. While the Caribbean island suffered a devastating crisis, Trump was busy calling black football players "sons of bi***es" for not kneeling during the national anthem.
The senator also expressed his hopes that Tillerson, Mattis and Kelly would keep their positions, as reports have suggested that Trump's advisers and allies have called on him to replace Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.