Puerto Rico can’t afford to pay for Trump’s wall

(CNN)Since announcing his presidential bid in June 2015, Donald Trump has repeatedly promised that Mexico will pay for a wall at the southern US border. But the President has realized that this plan isn’t going to work. He has now been briefed on an alternate plan to divert billions of dollars, earmarked for disaster relief in Puerto Rico, Texas and elsewhere, to pay for his wall. How do I know? I’m Puerto Rican, and I experienced both Hurricanes Irma and Maria. I then reported about both for almost a full year for CNN Investigates. Which is to say, I know a crisis when I see it — and I witnessed at least two in 2017. Instead of examining his administration’s …