The official total is 64 but the actual total is closer to 5,000.
A new Harvard study estimates that nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria – a much larger number than the official government death toll of 64. https://t.co/Vkfv6S30vs
— NPR Politics (@nprpolitics) May 29, 2018
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) May 29, 2018
When Trump visited Puerto Rico, he congratulated himself on the low death toll and said they should be "very proud". Then he want on to say Maria wasn't “a real catastrophe like Katrina." Like Trump did yesterday with Memorial day, he tried to use the occasion to prop himself up.
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) May 29, 2018
— Bloomberg Opinion (@bopinion) May 29, 2018