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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:20

MSNBC’s Schmidt: Trump’s ‘Incompetence’ Caused ‘Deaths’ in Puerto Rico

Written by  Kyle Drennen

Blinded by his sheer hatred for Donald Trump on Tuesday, MSNBC political analyst Steve Schmidt blamed the President for “the deaths of American citizens in Puerto Rico” and feared the commander-in-chief would start a nuclear war that would cost “hundreds of thousands of American lives.

After fearing on Monday’s Morning Joe of “the magnitude of the type of tragedy we could have with this reckless and irresponsible president,” Schmidt appeared with anchor Stephanie Ruhle in the 9 a.m. ET hour on Tuesday to declare that “we’re at a dangerous hour in this country.” He launched into an unhinged tirade: “The President, since he’s been inaugurated, has debased our culture, our politics, our civil society. His incompetence in recent weeks has actually lead to the deaths of American citizens in Puerto Rico.”

Schmidt wondered “where the basement is on all of these things” and warned: “...what we ought to be focused on acutely is his loose talk about nuclear weapons and their deployment in an area where there are hundreds of thousands of American lives at stake.”

The former Republican political strategist has made no secret of his loathing for Trump. On September 26, he similarly took to Ruhle’s show to label Trump a “racist” who was guilty of “the most terrible thing” that had “ever been done to this country by a President of the United States.

Read more at NewsBusters

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Trump's performance in Puerto Rico was a national disgrace. Throwing paper towels to residents of the island.

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