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Fri Aug 30, 2019, 10:31 AM

'Your numbers are fake': Puerto Rico newspaper slams Trump for touting hurricane aid claim

Source: usatoday


Published 10:12 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2019 | Updated 10:16 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 2 hurricane and is expected to continue strengthening over the weekend. Forecasters expect Dorian to become a major hurricane Friday and make landfall on Florida's east coast on Monday night. (Aug. 30)AP


WASHINGTON – ...................................................

El Nuevo Día, which traditionally publishes its articles and newspapers in Spanish, printed an English version of its front page on Friday.

"Mr. President: Your Numbers Are Fake," the headline reads.

"Although some politicians in Puerto Rico have indeed mismanaged funds and have let their constituents down, Mr. Trump's claims about the amount of money that has actually been assigned to the island are incorrect," read the the front page. .

Hurricane Dorian pushed past Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin and British Islands earlier this week when it was a tropical storm. Parts of Puerto Rico's eastern and southern coasts experienced some heavy flooding as a result of Dorian..................................



Congress has approved about $42 billion for Puerto Rico recovery after the island was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The newspaper reported that Congress, along with the executive branch, has allocated the country a total of $49.4 billion with $20.5 billion paid out so far................................................

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/08/30/hurricane-dorian-puerto-rico-newspaper-el-nuevo-dia-slams-trump/2162162001/








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Fri Aug 30, 2019, 07:47 PM

1. fake president cites face numbers

 

I am SHOCKED, I tell you, SHOCKED!!!

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