Fact-checking Donald Trump on Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump defended his administration’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria amid criticism that his public focus has been somewhere else. Trump spent four straight days criticizing NFL players and teams on Twitter for kneeling during the national anthem before his news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Sept. 26, 2017. When reporters asked Trump about his attention on the Puerto Rico emergency, he lamented the strength of the storm and praised the response to it by FEMA. The accuracy of Trump’s commentary on the storm was mixed. "Puerto Rico didn’t get hit … >>More
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