PBS NewsHour

How Puerto Rico’s higher hurricane death toll was calculated

Clip: 09/13/2018 | 6m 3s Video has closed captioning.

In the months since Hurricane Maria, studies estimating the death toll in Puerto Rico have far exceeded the government's initial figure. But President Trump is denying a conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died as a result of the storm, and defending the government's response. John Yang talks with Philip Bump from the Washington Post.

Aired: 09/13/18

Rating: NR

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