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Trump disputes Puerto Rico’s death toll from Hurricane Maria, accuses Democrats of inflating the number to make him ‘look as bad as possib...

President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the "really large number" of deaths reported in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria last year, saying "3000 people did not die," despite a government-funded study finding similar numbers.
San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz speaks to the media as she arrives at the temporary government center setup at the Roberto Clemente stadium in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on September 30, 2017 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

‘God bless us all if this man continues on this path’: Puerto Rican mayor rips into Trump’s disaster-relief effort amid Hurricane Fl...

Mayor Carmen Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico blasted President Donald Trump's remarks, in which he described his administration's response to Hurricane Maria as an "unsung success" and "incredibly successful."
Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulin Cruz talks with journalists outside the government center at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum, days after Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 30, 2017.

San Juan mayor gets in Twitter fight with tiny Montana firm awarded controversial $300 million contract for Puerto Rico

Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz engaged in a Twitter feud with a small Montana energy firm after alarms were raised over the firm's controversial $300 million contract.
FILE PHOTO: President Trump and Guaynabo Mayor Angel Perez Otero walk past areas damaged by Hurricane Maria in Guaynabo Puerto Rico

Trump tweets foreboding warning about Puerto Rico, which he calls a ‘disaster before hurricanes’

Trump has been roundly criticized for his administration's response to hurricane Maria, which devastated much of Puerto Rico.
President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a visit in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit the island.

Trump shares 9-minute video praising his own relief efforts in Puerto Rico: ‘Nobody could’ve done what I’ve done’

The video began with the message "What the fake news media will not show you in Puerto Rico."

Trump defends throwing ‘beautiful, soft’ paper towel rolls into crowd of hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in an interview that the crowd was "having fun" and urging him to throw the paper towels.
CNN's Jake Tapper interviews OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.

Cable anchors grill Trump administration officials over the president’s attacks on San Juan mayor

Top administration officials on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's criticism of the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico's "poor leadership."
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Trump lashes out again at San Juan’s mayor, ‘politically motivated ingrates’ and defends his administration’s ‘greatR...

Trump defended his administration's response to the devastation in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, and urged Puerto Ricans to "not believe the #FakeNews!"
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Trump’s attacks on San Juan’s mayor spark wide condemnation

Trump's Twitter attack on the mayor of San Juan was widely panned.

‘Dammit, this is not a good news story’: San Juan mayor slams Trump official’s Puerto Rico comment

Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Friday tore into comments made by acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke that Puerto Rico relief efforts were "a good news story."