Trump disputes 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico

"The View" co-hosts discuss the president's comments on Twitter.
7:38 | 09/13/18

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And th oer thing that we need to men is th FEMA has actually taken rnsibility for its failure, and you knothermbs again, wesident THA is sa, you know, it's because of theand Na well, let me rem him Abo thema ministrati's responseohaiti. The Ver nt day -- and hti is not a united stat rritory. The very next day Obama hadrmy recognizance planes take over the airport, the very next day, within two D 8,000 American troops Ute, troops had arrived. More than 0 military bzed overhead delivering food and water. Whyn't there kind response for Puerto Rico? Whyecause the president doesn't care about puertrico. On't think fair andn't think ir like yesterday to compare him to a dictator. I think that is a dangeus ac -- I it's too generous. That's comparing him a hitler, someone that gasesheir own people, starves their own people and O pele to die. U think president trump was in the oval office saying how C we make me peo die. Do you think that's what happened in thete house? 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