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Paul Krugman accused President Trump of a cholera outbreak in Puerto Rico

Paul Krugman accused President Trump of a cholera outbreak in Puerto Rico

Paul Krugman and President Trump

Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist, pointed the finger at President Trump — who he disparagingly alluded to as “Trumpie” — for a cholera outbreak in Puerto Rico that has not really happened.

The Noble Prize winning financial specialist asserted on Twitter Saturday that cholera had spread through the U.S. domain in the wake of Hurricane Maria, a staggering Category 4 storm that hit on Sept. 20.

In the same way as other liberals, Krugman has guaranteed that Trump has neglected to react enough to the tempest, which has left Puerto Rico’s energy network in shambles and a significant number of its residents without adequate drinking water and fuel.

In any case, while cholera frequently shows up in ranges with poor sanitation and without clean drinking water, the ailment has not yet showed up on the island. That didn’t prevent Krugman from asserting that it had.

Krugman’s claim depended on a false talk. He revised the tweet Saturday evening, while as yet tackling Trump.

Krugman’s underlying false allegation was generally circled via web-based networking media, while his subsequent redress got less consideration. His initially tweet was re-tweeted 10,000 times. The adjustment got just 286 re-tweets as of this written work.

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