On Monday, Hillary Clinton told Sirius XM’s Zerlina Maxwell, “I’m not sure he knows that Puerto Ricans are American citizens.” The story was quickly picked up by the HuffPo and spread far-and-wide.

Now here’s Charles C.W. Cooke hopefully putting an end to Hillary’s “incompetent” and “dishonest” “narrative-building.” The photo on the right, enlarged below, is a statement from Trump during the campaign that starts off with, “There are 3.7 million American citizens living in Puerto Rico…”

Trump talked up the federal response before his joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy:

Earlier, Trump held a conference call with administration officials and Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rossello Photos via Dan Scavino: