Lou Dobbs: Hurricane Maria death toll is a "farce" and "an amazing tortured inflation"

Lou Dobbs: Hurricane Maria death toll is a "farce" and "an amazing tortured inflation"

Dobbs: "Only President Trump has had the guts to call out the Dems and national left wing media types"

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From the September 13 edition of Fox Business' Lou Dobbs Tonight:

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LOU DOBBS (HOST): Also tonight, the shameful politicization of Puerto Rico's Hurricane death toll, and only President Trump has had the guts to call out the Dems and national left wing media types, who have blindly accepted an amazing tortured inflation of the death toll, almost 50 times higher than the original count, and with scant evidence to support any of it. How does that count go from dozens in the days after the storm to almost 3,000 nearly a year later? Well, it involves as many academicians as humanly possible in the effort, and then you watch the entire exercise become a farce.

Following his program, Lou Dobbs tweeted the segment from his show claiming “The Hurricane Maria death tolls have been inflated.” His tweet was then retweeted by President Donald Trump.

Previously:

Trump’s Puerto Rico conspiracy theory appears to have been set off by a CNN segment

Right-wing media figures are defending Trump’s lies about the Puerto Rican death toll 

NRATV host on Puerto Rico: “I’m there with Donald Trump, I call bogus on the 3,000 deaths"

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