Donald Trump disputes Puerto Rico death toll

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"If he calls a success, or an unsung success, 3,000 people dying on his watch, definitely he doesn't know what success is". And I respect him.

Hostin blamed the Jones Act, saying it allowed the US government to "pillage and rape" the island since its inception in 1920, before asking why Trump didn't have an equal reaction to Maria as President Obama did to Haiti, which isn't even a USA territory.

"I hate that people are making it a political issue". "This is about human beings".

Santana, who works as a photographer with the Puerto Rican state police, told CBS News he took the photographs because he is frustrated to see them still sitting there. "Nineteen percent of our population are elderly".

"The aftereffects, people don't talk about that", he said.

Last month, following the release of the report, the White House released a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders saying the government "has been, and will continue to be, supportive of Governor Rosselló's efforts to ensure a full accountability and transparency of fatalities resulting from last year's hurricanes". We do feel that they helped us.

Around 1.7 million people had been ordered to evacuate, airlines cancelled more than 1,000 flights to the area, and up to three million homes and businesses were expected to lose power.

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Brock Long, the head of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), warned that Florence could "kill a lot of people".

To be tweeting about 3,000 people and being efficient, it's actually disrespectful for my country. I know probably he doesn't feel that way. As a result, the agency didn't have almost enough supplies or qualified staff to send to Puerto Rico.

After discussing the political impact of the comment that has largely drawn bipartisan debunking, Mike Barnicle summed it up best "Let's say I am running in the state of MS, you got a good economy". He went down there, he did what he did. She then added, "It's sad to me that a natural disaster has to get political, I don't think President Trump is exclusively to blame for what happened, Puerto Rico had a number of its own problems before Maria even hit, they were filing for bankruptcy".

"I disagree with @POTUS", Scott tweeted.

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. Do we need help? "And it's just a matter of time".

Nerybelle Perez holds a picture of her father, World War II veteran Efrain Perez, who died inside an ambulance after being turned away from the largest public hospital when it had no electricity or water, days after Hurricane Maria passed, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, June 7, 2018.

Last month she described Mr Trump's handling of Maria as a "stain on his presidency".