AP FACT CHECK: Trump off the mark on Puerto Rico hurricane

Friday, 6 October 2017  (2 weeks ago)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump struck false notes in addressing Puerto Rico’s crisis in recent days, exaggerating both the ferocity of a truly ferocious hurricane and the pace of recovery. He also seemed to raise false hope that the territory’s staggering debt would go away. A look at his remarks during and after...

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