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Carmen Yulín Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, blasted President Trump on Thursday after the president claimed without evidence that the death toll as a result of a Hurricane Maria had been inflated by Democrats to make him look bad.

“This is what denial following neglect looks like: Mr Pres in the real world people died on your watch. YOUR LACK OF RESPECT IS APPALLING!” Cruz tweeted.

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“Mr Trump you can try and bully us with your tweets BUT WE KNOW OUR LIVES MATTER. You will never take away our self respect. Shame on you!” she added in a subsequent tweet.

Trump on Thursday cast doubt on studies that found nearly 3,000 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico last year.

“3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths,” Trump tweeted. “As time went by it did not go up by much. Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000.”

He went on to claim that Democrats were responsible for the increased death toll as part of a plot to make him look “as bad as possible.”

“If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. Bad politics. I love Puerto Rico!” Trump tweeted.

Puerto Rico officials late last month increased the death toll as a result of the 2017 storm to 2,975 after a study by the George Washington University that assessed the aftermath of the hurricane found the number was significantly higher than the 64 deaths that had originally been reported.

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  1. Saan Juan Mayor….was caught hording supplies brought to Puerto Rico for the People. She is a Leftist, a complete corrupt Liar. Political agenda before her people. What a Criminal!

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