'I was having fun' throwing paper towels in Puerto Rico

Joann Johnston
October 9, 2017

Many lawmakers, public officials and entertainers have criticized Trump's response to the devastation on the island from Hurricane Maria, which hit the mainland on September 20 as a Category 4 storm.

However, on the day of the trip, Trump's beef with Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz was overshadowed by his antics at the hurricane relief distribution center in San Juan, as he joyfully tossed paper towel rolls around the room.

"They owe a lot of money to your friends on Wall Street and we're going to have to wipe that out", Trump said during an interview with. 'And they were screaming and they were loving everything.

President Donald Trump appeared on Mike Huckabee's new weekend program on the Trinity Broadcasting Network Saturday, where he derided critics who found his behavior insensitive during a recent visit to Puerto Rico. I was having fun, they were having fun.

Now, Puerto Rico officials are trying to recover from Hurricane Maria since it struck the island almost two weeks ago. They said, 'Throw 'em to me!

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Bloom added: "The New York Times allegations , if true, would constitute sexual harassment". You know, I agree", Bloom said. "He's a big, loud guy".

"I guess other people have used it, perhaps, over the years, but I've never noticed it", he said.

Trump said any criticism he received for being "disrespectful" was 'just a made up thing, ' attempting to again label negative coverage of his moves 'fake news'. "You can say goodbye to that".

President Trump claimed in a tweet Sunday that "nobody could have done" the work he did for Puerto Rico "with so little appreciation".

The video of Trump throwing paper towels into the crowd during his visit to Puerto Rico quickly went viral online and drew criticism from some on social media, as people on Twitter expressed their disbelief and anger over how Trump had chosen to provide aid. "And she took tremendous abuse".

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