Ben Adler

Senior editor at City & State NY

senior editor at City & State NY

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Researchers say 3,000 people died because of Hurricane Maria, but President Trump says Democrats came up with that number to make him look bad.

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Researchers say 3,000 people died because of Hurricane Maria, but President Trump says Democrats came up with that number to make him look bad.

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