Trump Disputes Hurricane Maria Death Toll, Blames Democrats

Headline Roundup September 13th, 2018

President Trump on Thursday disputed that the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico reached 3,000, blaming Democrats for exaggerating the number to make him look "as bad as possible". Some have criticized Trump for diverging from the recent study conducted by George Washington University, while others have questioned the veracity of the college's findings, particularly since the evaluation includes some fatalities that occurred six months after the storm.

Trump Disputes Hurricane Maria Death Toll, Blames Democrats

From the Left

Few academic studies have received as much media coverage as a new report, published by the New England Journal of Medicine, that the death toll in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria was much higher than official estimates of 64.

3853
Political News Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
×

What do you think the bias of Washington Post is?

0
Your rating: None (4568 votes)
This is the LLCRR Rating for the News Source Bias, also known as Fivestar (since it is based on the fivestar plugin). At this point it is only for user's submissions.
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

Read full story
From the Left

A more cautious president might not have praised the fact that there were only 16 recorded deaths in the aftermath of a major hurricane.

3853
Political News Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
×

What do you think the bias of Washington Post is?

0
Your rating: None (4568 votes)
This is the LLCRR Rating for the News Source Bias, also known as Fivestar (since it is based on the fivestar plugin). At this point it is only for user's submissions.
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

Read full story
From the Right

Democrats and the media have been pounding President Donald Trump over the past few days, as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas, over his alleged insensitivity to deaths in Puerto Rico last year from Hurricane Maria.

3853
Political News Media Bias Rating: Right
×

What do you think the bias of Breitbart News is?

0
Your rating: None (935 votes)
This is the LLCRR Rating for the News Source Bias, also known as Fivestar (since it is based on the fivestar plugin). At this point it is only for user's submissions.
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.

Read full story
More on [topics]