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Trump continues attacks on San Juan mayor, media, NFL

President Trump was active on Twitter Saturday, sharing more than a dozen posts on a trio of favorite themes: the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the "fake news," and the NFL.

He cast both Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and the media at large as villains willfully disrupting his administration's accomplishments in providing Hurricane Maria disaster relief in Puerto Rico:

On the subject of Sunday football, Trump shared a video of hockey fans standing for the national anthem, urging NFL players to stop protesting police brutality and do likewise:

Trump also made two announcements of his Tuesday trip to Puerto Rico, and he posted one tweet noting that failed Senate candidate Luther Strange experienced somewhat higher poll numbers after Trump endorsed him — though not enough to win.