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Trump's tweets are not only disrespectful to the lives lost in Puerto Rico; they also assert a well-known trait of the president: no matter the tragedy, everything is always about him.
MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace unleashed fury on President Donald Trump on Thursday for claiming that the almost 3,000-person death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was an inflated number promoted by Democrats. And it is also true that 3,000 USA citizens did not die "in" the hurricane - in the sense of being killed by storm surge or high winds.
It found that 2,975 people died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria.
Trump will travel to the region early to middle of next week and the trip will not disrupt any rescue or recovery efforts, according to Sanders. On Wednesday he posted a video on his account stating that "we are ready" although "bad things can happen when you're talking about a storm this size".
Last month, Puerto Rican officials commissioned an independent study that declared an increased death toll to 2,975. "I don't know how they arrived at the information".
"It's kinda like he was on trial for littering, and he said on the stand, 'I only threw that cup out of my window because I was distracted by the homeless man I ran over. Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!" he wrote.
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Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette, who has been representing Colorado in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1997, visited Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria-and she has asserted that the destruction she saw was by no means fake news. Salon notes that nobody corrected him by pointing out that Puerto Rico is a territory of the US.
On The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, the South African comedian said, "You see what the president doesn't seem to understand is that the effects of a hurricane last long after the storm has already passed, like the people on the Titanic, who froze in the water still died because of the crash".
"Puerto Rico was incredibly successful", Trump said on Tuesday, adding that the island was fraught with issues prior to the hurricane.
"3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico".
FEMA, the agency in charge of coordinating the federal response to Florence, was criticized a year ago for its handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
At the same time, the top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, said he had no reason to dispute the official death toll, while Republican Senator Marco Rubio said tragedy should not be politicised.
"That is the official death toll. and yet our deranged president doesn't believe it", he said.
Puerto Rico's government is run by the New Progressive party, a pro-statehood, Puerto Rico-only party.
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By Friday evening, the centre of the storm had moved to eastern SC , with maximum sustained winds of 70 miles per hour . The homes of about 10 million were under watches or warnings for the hurricane or tropical storm conditions.
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In Wilmington, near where the eye of the hurricane touched down, trees and power lines were down and many windows had been broken. The city warns that people "may need to move up to the second story" but tells them to stay put as "we are coming to get you".
It was expected to begin pushing its way westward across SC later in the day, in a watery siege that could go on all weekend. His mom remembers Hurricane Hazel, when the water did not rise as high as his fifth step, where it was Thursday night.
Jeff Byard, FEMA associate administrator for the Office of Response and Recovery, called Florence "a very risky storm". Forecasters said Florence's eye could come ashore early on Friday around the North Carolina-South Carolina border.
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Surges and flooding will reportedly continue as it lashes SC . "It's an uninvited brute who doesn't want to leave". According to Fire Chief Glen Rogers, there are in fact only 12 people left on the beach to sit out the storm.
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