Nov 10

What could possibly go wrong?

After you give out a $300,000,000 no bid contract to a 2 person firm that happens to be located in a Cabinet Secretary’s home town that his son just happened to used to work for?

Puerto Rico is in blackout again after power line fixed by Whitefish fails
by Umair Irfan, Vox
Nov 10, 2017

Millions of Puerto Ricans are again without power after a high-voltage transmission line that had been repaired by Whitefish Energy, a Montana contractor now facing an FBI investigation, failed Thursday.

The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority reported that power generation across the island plummeted from 40 percent to 18 percent on Thursday, a major blow to the island’s recovery after Hurricane Maria struck 50 days ago.

That means that the vast majority of the island’s 3.4 million residents are again without power, extending what was already the longest power outage in US history.

You’ll note that at the best, nearly 2 months after the hurricane, 60% of the island was without power.

These are United States Citizens folks, not some anonymous Brown people in WhoCaresistan. Where is the outrage?

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