More Fake News? Social Media Blasts Donald Trump For Claiming Fewer People Died In Puerto Rico
September 14, 2018
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