"I've been to Puerto Rico 7 times & saw devastation firsthand," tweets Rick Scott. "The loss of any life is tragic; the extent of lives lost as a result of Maria is heart wrenching."
Puerto Rico, where the Hurricane Maria death toll was increased from 64 to 2,975, "was an incredible unsung success," Trump says.
Comparatively, the official death toll in 2005's Hurricane Katrina is 1,833.
The Harvard study, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that the new Maria death toll of 4,645 is still "likely to be conservative.”
“Let’s hit the reset button,” administrator Long said while calling on the entire country to figure out how to become more resilient in the future.
San Juan mayor and the executive director of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority skip hearing on hurricane relief efforts.
Hearing cancelled as Cruz charges it "was evident that this administration does not want to listen to the truth" on Puerto Rico.
Contaminated water linked to cases of leptospirosis, which can cause kidney damage, meningitis, liver failure, and death.