More Fake News? Social Media Blasts Donald Trump For Claiming Fewer People Died In Puerto Rico
September 14, 2018 14:09
On September 13, President Trump shared this alarming tweet, disputing the official report from San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, on the death toll from hurricane Maria. The report was a backed up by a study, conducted by the researchers of George Washington University.
3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths. As time went by it did not go up by much. Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 13, 2018