Trump Praises Self for Puerto Rico Relief, MSNBC Chyron Hits Back in Real Time

Following his speech announcing the decertification of Iran nuclear deal Friday, President Donald Trump made some informal remarks on a variety of subjects to the White House press pool.

One of the subjects the President hit on was Puerto Rico. And yet again, Trump praised himself and his team for their work in the recovery effort.

“We’ve done a great job… We’ve done a great job in Puerto Rico,” the President said.

MSNBC doesn’t agree. And they fired back in real time with this chyron:

The chyron was referring to the latest statistics from Puerto Rico. The power company AEE reports (via Vox) that 91 percent of the island is still offline — more than three weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico.

Trump’s latest self-congratulatory remarks come as one Democratic Congressman is accusing the administration of underreporting the death toll — which currently stands at 45.

“I think they’re really holding back on this to try to keep the news out of the media,” Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL) said on HLN Thursday.

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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