Hamilton star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Tuesday joined Democrats on Capitol Hill to call on Congress to pass legislation allowing Puerto Rico to declare bankruptcy amid its growing financial crisis.
“It’s a solvable, fixable issue. What we really need is help, and what we really need is help from Congress,” Miranda said during a press conference.
“If ‘Hamilton’ tickets will help, I’m happy to do that too. I know a guy,” he joked.
Gillibrand has argued that despite being American citizens, Puerto Ricans “don’t have access to some of the basic principles of a financial market and basic principles of our economy.”
Island officials have been pushing lawmakers for months to take up legislation, with Democrats arguing that Con…