President Donald Trump shot paper towels into an audience filled with reporters and Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico on Tuesday.
Shortly after telling victims to “have a good time,” the president visited a chapel and picked up solar lights, examined canned food, and tossed some supplies into the audience.
“There’s a lot of love in this room,” Trump said. “Great crowd.”
Trump’s actions lit up social media.
The president’s actions during his visit to the island have raised eyebrows.
In a meeting with officials, Trump said the number of people who died in the hurricane was far lower than a “real catastrophe” like Hurricane Katrina, and noted Puerto Rico’s budget shortfall.
“I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack, because we’ve spent a lot of money on Puerto Rico,” Trump said.
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