Donald Trump, along with wife Melania Trump, is visiting Puerto Rico today to assess the storm damage and get briefed on the hurricane relief
Oh Donald, you never disappoint when it comes to humiliating the United States.
Donald Trump, along with wife Melania Trump, is visiting Puerto Rico today to assess the storm damage and get briefed on the hurricane relief efforts.
First Trump sat for an on-camera briefing, where he said that officials in Puerto Rico can be “proud” that the death count in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. comparing Puerto Rico’s experience to the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
“We’ve saved a lot of lives,” Mr. Trump said. “If you look at the – every death is a horror – but if you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous – hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died. And you look at what happened here with really a storm that was just totally overpowering. Nobody’s ever seen anything like this. What is your death count? Sixteen people certified. Sixteen people versus in the thousands. You can be very proud. Sixteen versus literally thousands of people. Everybody around this table and everybody watching can really be proud of what’s taken place.”
Trump then proceeded to an event in a room with storm victims.
Trump, in what the White House press pooler described as a Stephen Curry impersonation, shot paper towels into the crowd.
trump throwing rolls of paper towels into the crowd at chapel. “A lot of love in this room,” he says pic.twitter.com/Q2wDEsYWfQ
— Justin Sink (@justinsink) October 3, 2017
I've got to see this tape. –>
(From the WH pool reporter w POTUS) pic.twitter.com/SjAtu0H27o
— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) October 3, 2017
Twitter had a field day:
Now there’s video!