Trump Claims Falsely That Hurricane Maria Death Toll Has Been Inflated

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One on September 7, 2018, as he travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to speak at a Joint Fundraising Committee. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo c... US President Donald Trump speaks to the press aboard Air Force One on September 7, 2018, as he travels to Fargo, North Dakota, to speak at a Joint Fundraising Committee. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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In his common practice of denying the veracity of facts he doesn’t like, President Donald Trump is contradicting, without evidence, the Puerto Rican government’s official tally of 2,975 people who died during or as a result of Hurricane Maria.

Trump caused widespread outcry on Tuesday when he called the emergency efforts after Hurricane Maria an “incredible unsung success” despite the thousands of people who died.

The comment was especially clumsy, as Hurricane Florence is currently bearing down on the southeast coast, promising widespread damage and danger.

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  1. Avatar for j.dave j.dave says:

    Crisis corpses. Paid by Soros. He was bound to figure it out eventually.

  2. He lies with such ease.

  3. JFC. It’s certainly going to be quite a relief to the grieving survivors to know their relatives aren’t really dead. I swear just a few minutes ago I was saying you know it can always get worse and you’re still astonished at how there’s no bottom and he just gets more and more astonishingly awful.

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