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Despite Evidence To The Contrary, Trump Claims Hurricane Irma Resulted In Few Deaths

While visiting Florida, President Donald Trump claimed that 'very few people' died due to Hurricane Irma despite evidence to the contrary.

While visiting Florida, President Donald Trump claimed that 'very few people' died due to Hurricane Irma despite evidence to the contrary. Experts assert that at least sixty Americans died as a result of Hurricane Irma according to the New York Daily News.

Speak to this press, Mr. Trump said:

“To think of the incredible power of that storm — and while people unfortunately passed, it was such a small number,” Trump told reporters in Fort Myers. “People thought thousands and thousands of people may have their lives ended, and it’s a very small number,” he added, as he praised the work of FEMA and rescue workers in handling the damage.

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