Biden’s Comment on Delaware’s Puerto Rican Population

In Puerto Rico to tour hurricane damage and recovery efforts, President Joe Biden said there was a “large Puerto Rican population in Delaware — relative to our population” and that he was “sort of raised in the Puerto Rican community at home, politically.” Newsweek wrote that the president was “mocked” on Twitter for the comments.

Actually, there’s something to the fact that Puerto Ricans, more so than other Spanish-speaking groups, settled in Wilmington.

The president on Oct. 3 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, in talking about federal assistance for the recovery from Hurricane Fiona, which the U.S. island territory on Sept. 18. In addition to

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