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Thu Sep 13, 2018, 09:36 AM

GOP lawmaker tears into Trump's 'warped mind' after tweet questioning Puerto Rico death toll [View all]

Source: The Hill


Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) on Thursday slammed President Trump over his tweet claiming that statistics showing that nearly 3,000 were killed in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria were falsely inflated.

Ros-Lehtinen said that Trump has a "warped mind that would turn this statistic into fake news" about himself, according to The New York Times' Deputy Washington Editor Jonathan Weisman.

"It might be a new low," she said, according to Weisman. "Boy that's saying something ... "How could you be so self-centered and try to distort the truth so much?"

Trump's accusation came in a pair of tweets Thursday morning, in which he disputed a report commissioned by the Puerto Rican government that found the death toll from last year's hurricane season was 2,975, up significantly from its original count of 64.

Read more: https://www.google.com/amp/thehill.com/homenews/house/406469-gop-lawmaker-tears-into-trumps-self-centered-warped-mind-after-tweet%3famp

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