In a ‘one-two’ punch, President Donald Trump told in a press conference in that Puerto Rico has “thrown our budget out of whack” and then began comparing total number of lives lost in Puerto Rico versus lost during Katrina.
Trump just compared Hurricane Maria to Katrina, which he said was a "real catastrophe." Death count: "16 people versus in the thousands" pic.twitter.com/9z5XpymDLw
— Tom Namako (@TomNamako) October 3, 2017
LATER: President Trump began distributing paper towels like t-shirts at a basketball game.
There's video of Trump shooting paper towels into the crowd and it does not disappoint pic.twitter.com/KPfJ1AeAqk
— Caleb Ecarma (@calebecarma) October 3, 2017
WH pool: "In a surreal scene, Trump handed some packages of "Arroz Rico"…and held up his arm and softly shot paper towels into the crowd" pic.twitter.com/ZoZlBKzQjY
— Vera Bergengruen (@VeraMBergen) October 3, 2017