Newt Gingrich: Mayor in Puerto Rico 'Grandstanding' Because She Wants to Run For Governor



San Juan, Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz told President Trump Tuesday that hurricane relief efforts on the island were "not about politics," days after Trump sparred with Cruz via Twitter over her criticism of the federal government's response.

"It’s all about saving lives, it’s not about politics," said Cruz to Trump as they shook hands following a briefing earlier in the day.

Trump accused Cruz of “poor leadership” and speculated that "Democrats" told her to "be nasty to Trump" in a barrage of tweets over the weekend after the mayor denounced a comment by the acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke, who said last week she thought the federal government's reach in Puerto Rico was "a good news story,

Newt Gingrich on the Hannity radio show says there's a reason she's taking on the President in such a public way, she wants to run for Governor.