Sunday, 18 November, 2018

Celebrities express outrage after Trump denies 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico

President Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies at Calvary Chapel Guaynabo Puerto Rico in October President Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies at Calvary Chapel Guaynabo Puerto Rico in October
Ray Hunter | 14 September, 2018, 18:15

Trump said on Twitter that "they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths" at the time he visited the island after the storm.

"It's a little bit, kind of like frustrating that the topic keeps coming and coming and coming". "Just you know, how wrong, in every single way". Cora told reporters. "And I respect him".

"We've been battling through it", Cora said, via NBC Sports Boston.

However, the report says, "the Government of Puerto Rico does not have control over the federal land" and was unable to get to the water. He added that "casualties don't make a person look bad".

Later in August, the aforementioned independent report put the death toll of the 2017 storm at almost 3,000 people - most of whom died after the storm due to complications from widespread power outages and water shortages. "Nineteen percent of our population are elderly".

Rather, the GWU study looked at the number of deaths from September 2017 to February 2018 and compared that total to what would have been expected based on historical patterns. "They died because they did not have water; they died because they did not have food".

"One thing for sure, the government helped". Like, do we need help?

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That number was produced by public health experts at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in a report commissioned by the US territory's governor, Ricardo Rossello.

"To be tweeting about 3,000 people and be efficient, it's actually disrespectful for my country", said Cora, a former player from Caguas, about 20 miles south of San Juan. "This is about a country that really suffered, we still, you see the hurricanes forming now". Gutierrez said. "I pray that his response to the current disaster unfolding along the East Coast will be better and more empathetic". He went down there, he did what he did. An "independent study said thousands were lost and Gov. (Ricardo) Rosselló agreed", wrote Scott, who is running for the Senate.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Florence barreled toward North Carolina.

DeSantis rode the president's endorsement to victory in the Republican primary for governor and has been one of the president's biggest backers in attacking the FBI and special counsel investigation into Russia-Trump campaign ties during the 2016 election.

We should note the response to Hurricane Maria was made especially challenging by these one-off factors: It was the third major hurricane of the season, it struck outside the continental USA, and Puerto Rico's electric grid and financial situation was already in disarray.

Last month she described Mr Trump's handling of Maria as a "stain on his presidency". They don't have a roof. I don't know if it was efficient, it was enough. And it's been there for six months. "He simply is unable to grasp the human suffering that his neglect and lack of sensibility have caused us". And it's just a matter of time.

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