Trump rejects widely-accepted Puerto Rico hurricane death toll Donald Trump has rejected the widely accepted Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, saying without evidence that “3,000 people did not die”.

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    Donald Trump has rejected the widely accepted Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, saying without evidence that “3,000 people did not die”.
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Donald Trump has rejected the widely accepted Puerto Rico hurricane death toll, saying without evidence that “3,000 people did not die”.

He wrote; “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.

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

…..This was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 13, 2018

“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…

“….This was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!”

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