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Saturday, May 11, 2019

Again, Trump attacks Puerto Rico

Image result for trump hates puerto ricoDonald Trump woke up on Monday to lash out at the world over the Mueller report, then targeted Puerto Rico again. 

Trump, of course, sent out fact-free tweets to claim that the U.S. territory “has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief, 91 Billion Dollars, than any State in the history of the U.S.” 

But that figure is false.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said that as of the end of last year, Puerto Rico had actually received about $11.2 billion in disaster relief payments since 2017. 

The ‘President’ should already know that.

A senior administration official told FactCheck in April that Trump is including future FEMA costs “over the life of the disaster,” which can stretch decades. 


Far more was spent after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans.
Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief, 91 Billion Dollars, than any State in the history of the U.S. As an example, Florida got $12 Billion & Texas $39 Billion for their monster hurricanes. Now the Democrats are saying NO Relief to……— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 6, 2019….Alabama, Iowa, Nebraska, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and others unless much more money is given to Puerto Rico. The Dems don’t want farmers to get any help. Puerto Rico should be very happy and the Dems should stop blocking much needed Disaster Relief!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 6, 2019Twitter users took the former reality show star to school.FACTS: Puerto Rico was not given $91 Billion.FACTS: You are a Liar— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) May 6, 2019Ask tRump about fraudulent golf coarse that he swindled PR out of $100 million before he became POTUS.— Larry Baker (@LarryBa23238218) May 6, 2019That’s not true. They did not get 91 billion. Why lie???— Linda Williams (@Looby007) May 6, 2019$91b is the estimated damages sustained, $11b is all that has been given— oliviathecrazyone (@olivia021213) May 6, 2019This is a lie. Puerto Rico received less than Florida and less than a third of what Houston received.— Matt Clendineng (@mattclen2) May 6, 2019The federal government’s recovery website shows $40.7 billion has been allocated (Congress appropriated the spending) through December 2018. Of that, $19.4 billion has been obligated (the government has promised to spend the money) and of that $11.2 billion has been spent.— CC (@CC_Colombiana) May 6, 2019The $91B claim is still a lie just like it was on 3 April https://t.co/36fmVMkItd— Gerald Weinand (@DirigoBlue) May 6, 2019
Trump has cited that misleading figure on multiple occasions. Trump’s trade war has harmed farmers and now he wants to bail them out over the problem he created.

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