Trump once again attacked San JuanMayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, tweeting: "We got A Pluses for our recent hurricane work in Texas and Florida (and did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Rico, even though an inaccessible island with very poor electricity and a totally incompetent Mayor of San Juan)".
"As time went by it did not go up by much", Trump wrote.
An independent study commissioned by the Puerto Rican government estimates 2,975 people died as a result of the hurricane, but Trump said that number is false.
It was conducted by the nonpartisan George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health.
"My teams knew about it but first they will say, "no we cannot use them, ' months later water was no good for human consumption", he tweeted".
"We agree that no estimates regarding loss of life have been inflated and we remain focused on ensuring a full recovery for the island and creating more economic opportunities for those arriving in Florida", Cortes said in an email.
At his weekly news conference today, Ryan said, "Casualties don't make a person look bad".
At the same time, the top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, said he had no reason to dispute the official death toll, while Republican Senator Marco Rubio said tragedy should not be politicised. The one thing for sure, the Red Sox helped, [so did] the Cubs, the Pirates, the Houston Astros, there's a lot of people in the States that are still helping us.
Since the 2017 hurricane, Franzen has been back to Puerto Rico five times - mostly recently earlier this week, where she saw long lines for drinking water at a store.
Trump was torn apart online for his tweets.
A community advocate estimated that around 115 families from Puerto Rico have relocated to Minnesota.
Cora's comments came as the USA braces for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to cause heavy damage as it slams into the Carolinas this week.
The president argued the report puts the death tolls of 3,000 was done by Democrats to make him look bad.
Cruz maintains the federal government's response to the hurricane was slow and inadequate while Trump said it was a success.
George Washington University researchers stood by their study, responding to Trump's tweet by saying the study was carried out "with complete independence and freedom from any kind of interference".
"This was the worst natural disaster in our modern history", Rossello said".
DeSantis' statement did not mention Trump by name, but his campaign's decision to come out against the President's view was particularly noteworthy given the candidate openly courted Trump during his primary campaign and has commended him countless times.
He wrote that he wanted to help "people in the here and now - short term - at the intersection of urgent need and lasting impact". Demonising the media and calling them "the enemies of the people" is risky , Bezos said. "We're going to push through this".
That was the last time Nirav, who is wanted in the Rs 13,000-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud, was seen in public. Jaitley said Mallya "misused" the privilege of being a Rajya Sabha MP to catch him in corridors of Parliament.
And if you see any of the photos from tonight's event - you see Cardi missing a shoe as well as a very visible knot on her head. The fight broke out after Minaj allegedly said something about Cardi's daughter.
Osaka, 20, told The Ellen Show she was taught not to pay attention if her opponent got angry, so she could stay focused. And then before I knew it, I was getting all of this hostile mail and all of that during my last couple of years.
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was not shy about the fact his team will be preparing for the future Hall of Fame quarterback. Wearing a brace could be an option, depending on how the quarterback feels later in the week.
Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki visited the ICC in May and called on it to open an immediate investigation. Similar measures would be taken against any company or state that assists an ICC investigation of Americans, he said.
A large rain cloud passes over a day before the arrival of hurricane Florence in Wilmington, N.C. on September 12, 2018. TRT World's Nicole Johnston is on the coast in Wilmington, North Carolina , where people are preparing for the worst.
The NHC said Olivia will weaken further over the weekend, and possibly downgrade to a tropical storm by Tuesday. Hurricane Isaac is now located 1,305 miles west of the Windward Islands with sustained wind speeds of 75 mph.
Do you possess a right to live your sex? Indian members of the LGBTQ community celebrate outside the Supreme Court . Tears flowed and people hugged each other spontaneously, when the judgement flashed across their television.
Not all games will support this feature, but it's a relief to see Nintendo add a feature that should have been ready at launch. The app allows players to voice chat with friends while playing certain games, with the example shown as Mario Tennis Aces .
In 2017 the far-right Alternative for Germany won 12.6 percent of votes, and The Danish People's Party won 21 percent in 2015. All traditional parties have shunned cooperation with Sweden Democrats, which makes the government formation unusually hard .
Djokovic headed for bright finish with US Open win
On the other hand, Del Potro was relying heavily on his serves and power. "Difficult times but you learn from adversity". Novak Djokovic , of Serbia, returns a shot to Juan Martin del Potro , of Argentina, during the men's final of the U.S.
5 photos of Hurricane Florence
The photos in Gerst's post capture Florence mid-churn, winds up to 130 miles per hour whipping around the storm's eye. Evacuating institutionalized people ahead of a storm is always a challenge, but failing to do so can prove deadly.
Rodgers returns from injury, Packers beat Bears 24-23
The Vikings defense will be every bit as menacing as the Khalil Mack-led Bears were on Sunday night and then some. With limited mobility, Rodgers operated a no-huddle offense in the second half that kept him in the pocket.
Aaron Rodgers returns to game after knee injury
They had 37 sacks a year ago (10th highest sack rate in the NFL ), and most of the players collecting them return. But late in the game, he missed and/or rushed some throws and looked like a different quarterback.