Dem Rep. Darren Soto: Trump Admin Is Underreporting Puerto Rico Death Toll for Political Gain

‘We saw them scrub their website’

Dem Rep. Darren Soto: Trump Admin Is Underreporting Puerto Rico Death Toll for Political Gain (Mediaite)

Last week, President Donald Trump maintained that he was “just very proud” of the death toll resulting from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. That number stood at 16 at the time of Trump’s comment, and it has since risen to 45.

But one Congressman thinks that number might actually be a lot higher. And he believes the Trump administration could be working to keep the real number hidden.

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