Ms Cruz declined to engage in the tit-for-tat, instead calling for a united focus on the people who need help.
Murphy's response was echoed by former Republican congressman and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, who also took to Twitter on Saturday to defend the leadership of San Juan's mayor and criticize the president for golfing while "fellow Americans are suffering and dying". Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important.
Che took the president to task after reading Trump's tweet that said Cruz had been "told by the Democrats" that she "must be nasty to Trump".
"In response to Trump's tweets branding criticism of the federal government's Puerto Rico relief efforts "#fakenews", the "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star offered up a dose of reality.
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After the Puerto Rican capital city's mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz appealed for help "to save us from dying", the USA president said in a series of tweets: "Such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico, who are not able to get their workers to help".
Fuentes accused Cruz of making an about-face, saying she supported Trump until her political adviser suggested the idea of running for governor. "If I'm doing a film [a Lamborghini biopic opposite Antonio Banderas] in Rome in the fall, you can bet I'm going to be on a satellite from Rome doing Trump". Cruz noted that Puerto Rico could possibly be without power for up to eight months.
The season 43 premiere kicked off with a fresh skewering of the president, starting with his response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and ensuing feud with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz. They want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort.
Trump said U.S. military teams and the Federal Emergency Management Agency were doing "amazing work"; he credited the island's governor and others with a "fantastic job", and said those who disagreed were "Fake News or politically motivated ingrates". Trump will visit the island on Tuesday. However 95 percent of people in the US territory are still without power. "You know, I actually love football".