Her aunt said: 'In this area people need a lot of help. Many people have needed it for the past four years and haven't had anything.'
Yet she did not pin that on Trump, adding: 'It's a problem here in Puerto Rico with the administration and the distribution of help. It is not a problem with Washington. We had the assistance and it didn't get to the people.'
AOC had tweeted of her abuela – Spanish for grandmother: 'She had a place to go and be cared for – what about the thousands of people who don't?'