Nasty women aren't done standing up to President Trump.
The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, took on the feminist rallying cry of the resistance in a sly rebuke of the president on Wednesday: by proudly wearing a "NASTY" shirt in a television interview.
Carmen Yulín Cruz wore the shirt as she criticized the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria, which ravaged the island when it struck two weeks ago. Half of the island still doesn't have access to drinking water, and 95 percent of households don't have electricity. Only 14 hospitals have power, while 51 are still in need of generators.
“When someone is bothered by someone claiming lack of drinking water, lack of medicine for the sick and lack of food for the hungry, that person has problems too deep to be explained in an interview,” Cruz said of Trump in the interview, on Univision, a Spanish language channel.
Cruz initially spoke out about the Trump administration's response to the disaster last week, urging officials to survey the extensive damage themselves. Instead, the president took to Twitter to attack her.
When he levied the same insult at Hillary Clinton during the final presidential debate last year, it immediately became a symbol of anti-Trump feminists across the country, inspiring a host of "Nasty Woman" shirts.
On Tuesday, Trump visited the island to assess the damage of storm, suggesting that Maria was not a "real catastrophe" like Hurricane Katrina, and making a joke about the cost of the recovery. When Cruz met with him briefly, she told him that the disaster relief was "all about saving lives. It’s not about politics."
In the interview Wednesday, Cruz said that she intentionally wore the shirt to hit back at Trump. "What is really nasty is that anyone would turn their back on the Puerto Rican people."