Fox News Hosts Blast Trump For 'Distasteful' Remarks On Puerto Rico

President Trump seeks praise for Puerto Rico response as Hurricane Florence barrels toward Carolinas

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Trump's tweets aren't supported by facts. The boxes, Santana said, were delivered before Maria's arrival.

President Trump is defending his administration's response to the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico previous year, disputing new findings that Hurricane Maria killed far more people than initially believed. President Trump took a four-day golf vacation in its immediate aftermath.

She says the president is tone deaf to peoples' suffering. "Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!".

Cora, 42, a native of Puerto Rico who became Boston's manager this season after a 14-year playing career, said he respects the president, but expressed his displeasure with how the natural disaster had become a "political issue", the Boston Herald reported. GWU Research to tell them how many people had died in Puerto Rico (how would they not know this?).

Rick Scott: Florida's Republican governor tweeted that he disagreed with Trump. Trump in his tweets blamed Democrats for inflating the numbers.

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"This study, commissioned by the Government of Puerto Rico, was carried out with complete independence and freedom from any kind of interference", the university said in a statement.

In response to Mr Trump, the study's authors have called it "the most accurate and unbiased estimate of excess mortality to date".

Trump's comments came as Hurricane Florence, a potentially catastrophic storm, headed for the Carolina coast.

President Donald Trump washed his hands of any responsibility for the almost 3,000 deaths caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last fall, even blaming Democrats for manipulating the figures to make him look bad. On Thursday he claimed that the death toll in Puerto Rico was a Democratic ploy to "make me look as bad as possible".

San Juan's mayor called Trump "delusional".

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In estimating the "true" death toll, researchers looked at historical data to estimate how many people would have died had the hurricane not hit the island.

"If the head of the government doesn't see anything wrong with the response, lives get lost", the Virginia representative said. "I've been to Puerto Rico 7 times & saw devastation firsthand". He said officials at all levels of government in Puerto Rico also shared responsibility. "It is time to acknowledge their pain and the sacrifice that everyone has made in the name of recovery".

Nelson also weighed in, calling Trump's contention "shameful".

The numbers have gotten even more devastating when it comes to the federal government's failed response to Hurricane Maria, as a photo suggesting that FEMA may have left millions of water bottles meant for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico on an airport tarmac went viral on Twitter on Tuesday.

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Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it is unclear how many did. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing motel and hundreds more were rescued elsewhere from rising water.

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