Thousands of pallets of water bottles unused in Puerto Rico after hurricane


Shortly after Maria hit previous year, Trump visited Puerto Rico and was widely criticized for tossing paper towels to storm victims in a manner seen by many as insensitive to the scope of the disaster. "Texas we've been given A-pluses for".

"The poll results were published the same day that Trump praised his administration's handling of the Hurricane Maria aftermath".

A sweeping report from George Washington University released last month estimated there were 2,975 "excess deaths" in the six months after the storm made landfall in Puerto Rico in September 2017. "Florida we've been given A-pluses for".

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He added that Democrats had inflated the official death toll to "make me look as bad as possible". When asked about the US response to last year's devastating hurricanes Maria, Harvey, and Irma, Trump said they deserved an excellent grade.

The government's top disaster response official, Federal Emergency Management Agency head Brock Long, told reporters that residents in areas likely to be affected should not under-estimate the threat.

In the images, the packaged cases of bottles line one end of a long runway - majority covered by blue tarp.

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CBS News Correspondent David Begnaud confirmed that the photos were showing abandoned water bottles in a Twitter post. Puerto Rico's electrical grid, which Trump correctly says was already in bad shape before Maria landed, was knocked out by the storm.

Trump, having long struggled to express empathy at times of national crises, sparked outrage when he feuded with the mayor of San Juan and passed out paper towels to victims like he was shooting baskets during his visit to the island.

In remarks aimed at Americans who could find themselves in harm's way, the president noted that experts were predicting a storm the likes of which the East Coast of the United States has not seen in decades. With Eli Sanders on vacation, Rich Smith asks Dan Savage and Katie Herzog to tell us how prepared we really are, and to speculate about whether we'll ever be prepped enough.

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Florence, a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, was located about 785 miles (1,260 km) southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, at 4:30 p.m. EDT (2030 GMT), according to the National Hurricane Center. "It's tremendously big and tremendously wet".