Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump: Death Toll From Hurricane Maria In Puerto Rico Made Up By Dems

Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to declare the death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria - officially reported at 2.975 according to a study done by George Washington University - is a manufactured nothing-burger in an attempt to make him look "as bad as possible."
Donald Trump
Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to declare the death toll in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria - officially reported at 2,975 according to an independent study done by George Washington University - is a manufactured nothing-burger in an attempt to make him look "as bad as possible."

Like the Trumpster really needs help in that department?

You'll recall during an open meeting/press event in Puerto Rico, when Trump finally went down to the American territory, he claimed the destruction in Puerto Rico was not that bad compared to Hurricane Katrina.

Via Vox:
“If you look at the — every death is a horror, but if you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds of people that died and what happened here with a storm that was just totally overbearing. No one has ever seen anything like that. What is your death count?" he said.

"Sixteen," responded Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.

"Sixteen certified," Trump said, and then told the leaders assembled that they should all be "very proud."





Earlier this week, Trump called his administration's response to the devastation in Puerto Rico "an incredible unsung success."

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz responded to Trump's boasts:





New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman told her Twitter followers that, yes, Trump believes the Dems really made up the death toll figures:






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