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Trump / Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico / Cruz Interview / A Discussion (Part I) #1129886

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A Keeping Them Honest look at tweets from President Trump about no collusion, Hillary Clinton & later about Hurricane Florence quoted. [TRUMP - says we are ready {for Hurricane Florence}: it is large.] The catastrophic nature of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico & Trump's explanation noted. [TRUMP - says Puerto Rico was incredibly successful: a great job done: an incredible unsung success.] The death toll in Puerto Rico after the storm noted, [Oct. 3, 2017, TRUMP - says we saved a lot of lives in Puerto Rico as compared to Hurricane Katrina.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live phone interview with San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz about Trump; scenes shown from Puerto Rico. [CRUZ  - says he has no idea, no empathy, while 3,000 people died under a neglectful administration; criticizes the politicians of Puerto Rico; questions Trump's claims; explains how people died after Maria; notes the suicides on the island while Trump failed.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Max Boot, Kirsten Powers & Rick Santorum about Trump, Maria & Puerto Rico. [BOOT, SANTORUM, POWERS - offer views on Trump overselling the government handling of the crisis in Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria, the inability of the government of Puerto Rico to respond, how his comments today are not truthful: a lack of decency on his part.]

Cooper, Anderson

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