Skip to comments.Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis softly criticize Trump for Puerto Rico conspiracy theory
Posted on 09/13/2018 12:30:28 PM PDT by conservative98
President Trump appears to be alone in his baseless assertion that Hurricane Maria's death toll was inflated "by the Democrats in order to make [him] look as bad as possible."
Rick Scott ✔
I disagree with @POTUS an independent study said thousands were lost and Gov. Rosselló agreed. I've been to Puerto Rico 7 times & saw devastation firsthand. The loss of any life is tragic; the extent of lives lost as a result of Maria is heart wrenching. I'll continue to help PR
11:45 AM - Sep 13, 2018
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Additionally, the Republican candidate for governor of Florida, Rep. Ron DeSantis, also backed away from Trump's theory. A spokesperson for DeSantis said Thursday that the lawmaker "doesn't believe any loss of life has been inflated," per NBC News reporter Hallie Jackson.
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WARNING: the following article contains comments of graphic stupidity among two life long Republicans who compete to embarrass each other.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAhahahahahaha! ! ! ! !
LOSER! Gullible loser!
Even if they both win, FL is lost.
The study was performed using a model that compared deaths from previous year to year of hurricane. There were 2,900 more deaths and so they attributed all to the hurricane. Absolutely ridiculous.
Note the media tactic. They run to a couple of Repubs, and put a mic in front of them. If they’re not up to speed on the specifics of the story, what are they supposed to say?
Trump is 100% correct. They added every sick senior who died MONTHS afterwards to the fake “hurricane fatalities” total. The corrupt yellow media is a criminal threat to the Republic.
Morons don’t know what is going on. Are they trying to lose?
Republicans suck, save a handful.
They have no choice but to do this. Who in their right mind is going to argue over death. The President is not going to get anyone to go down this road with him. Its a stupid debate. He could talk about the hundreds of thousands rescued from a destroyed island and now safe in America. He could talk about the progress from a historical storm and the challenges. Im surprised tens of thousands didnt die after the storm etc etc...He should have progress reports already written. Bizarre some people cant see this.
OK so this is what the scum bag media will hide behind. “We never said there were 3000 dead. We said that is the estimate....”
They’re monkeying up their own elections!
It’s not stupid. Your tactics won’t work because they blame TRUMP for everything. Give him credit for nothing.
Scott is spineless. I would say Florida will rue the day, but Nelson is worse.
It isn't a debate it's a refusal to accept a media lie as truth.
GOP is laden with pathetic jellyfish.
There should be a rule in the GOP. 90 days before an election, you are not to talk to the media about anything except your platform. Prepared on a piece of paper. Read aloud at a podium. No questions taken that are not 100% specific to what is on that paper. No ad-lib interviews on TV. No interviews behind the fern, or done by Sacha Cohen (name?) or any late night personality.
Geez. It isn’t that hard, except that as we all know these guys aren’t in it to win it.
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