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stated on March 17, 2020 in a Facebook post
“So Trump comes to Nashville to oversee damage from the tornado. He flies into the area in a helicopter to get there without further traffic problems in the city. He writes PERSONAL checks to those in need, with his personal accountant in tow.”
stated on September 8, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says aquatic life near Alaska, Canada and Australia have been found with cancer and mutations as a result of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
stated on September 4, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, "I see people are rushing out to fill up their cars for this hurricane at the gas station. This wouldn’t be an issue if they had electric cars. If the power is out for a week how are they going to get gas? We need to start planning ahead and moving forward."
stated on August 28, 2019 in a Facebook post
A 1988 exorcism took place in the only house still standing after Hurricane Ike.
stated on August 28, 2019 in a tweet
Says President Donald Trump has been "taking money Congress authorized to protect people facing disaster in order to indefinitely detain asylum seekers."
stated on May 8, 2019 in a tweet
Democrats "don’t want money" to go to the Florida Panhandle for Hurricane Michael aid
stated on April 2, 2019 in a tweet
"Puerto Rico got 91 Billion Dollars for the hurricane, more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before."
stated on March 5, 2019 in his State of the State address
"I’ve already traveled to Washington, D.C., and secured a historic commitment from the Trump administration to provide assistance to the communities that Michael battered."
stated on October 15, 2018 in a gathering in West Miami of Ron DeSantis supporters
After Hurricane Hermine in 2016, Tallahassee "didn’t have power for weeks because (Mayor Andrew Gillum) stood in the way of crews being able to come in and restore power, because they weren’t members of the right union or something."
Republican Party of Florida
stated on October 4, 2018 in an ad
After Hurricane Hermine struck Tallahassee, "utility companies lined up trucks to restore power. But as mayor, Andrew Gillum refused help from workers."
stated on September 13, 2018 in tweets
Says 3,000 people "did not die" in two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. That death toll estimate was "done by Democrats."
stated on August 28, 2018 in an online video ad
Says Beto O’Rourke "voted against" Hurricane Harvey "tax relief."
stated on June 6, 2018 in a conference call about hurricane season
Says that people "went out in their boats to watch" Hurricane Harvey.
stated on December 8, 2017 in an interview with Austin American-Statesman commentator Ken Herman
Says the Texas General Land Office led by George P. Bush has repaired just two homes since Hurricane Harvey.
stated on October 30, 2017 in a news release
"In Missouri, there are still (FEMA) cases pending from floods that occurred in 2013."
stated on November 7, 2017 in a guest editorial in Drilling Contractor
"Earlier this year, Hurricane Harvey left more than 12 million people in Texas and Louisiana without homes."
stated on September 30, 2017 in a tweet
Said there is cholera in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
stated on August 28, 2017 in an MSNBC interview
"Two-thirds of the (Hurricane Sandy relief) bill had nothing to do with Sandy."
stated on October 11, 2016 in a debate
"Gov. (Pat) McCrory took $500,000 directly out of the disaster relief fund. And you know what it’s for? House Bill 2."
stated on July 15, 2015 in comments on "Fox News Sunday"
"In New Orleans, nearly 100 percent of our kids are in charter schools."