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Donald Trump throws paper towels at hurricane victims in Puerto Rico; Twitterati are not pleased

At a hurricane relief distribution centre at San Juan, US President Donald Trump was seen throwing paper towels into a crowd of residents. The video of the same was shared on social media by a journalist and since then Twitterati have been busy making memes and condemning the act.

By: Trends Desk |
October 4, 2017 12:08:26 pm
donald trump, donald trump at puerto rico, hurricane maria, donald trump throwing paper towels, twitter reactions, indian express, indian express news Donald Trump was visiting Puerto Rico, that has been destroyed by Hurricane Maria. (Source: Reuters)

It is no secret that people on social media have time and again called out US President Donald Trump for something he had tweeted or said. And ever since he became president, Trump too has provided plenty of opportunities to ‘talk’ about him.

It was only recently that he was severely criticised for his “warmest condolences” tweet to victims who lost their lives in the Las Vegas shooting massacre, and it seems he has made news for all the wrong reasons once again.

Trump recently visited Puerto Rico, which was severely affected by  the worst hurricane in 90 years, Hurricane Maria. At a hurricane relief distribution centre at San Juan, the President was seen in a video throwing paper towels at a crowd of locals.

His act drew wide spread condemnation and Twitterati has been busy making memes pocking fun at Trump.

While some said, “The president is throwing paper towel rolls into the crowd in Puerto Rico like a t-shirt cannon at a sporting event. 2017, man,” they were others wrote, “It disappoints! It disappoints me to see my people desperate and the “president” thinks he’s at a Knicks game.”

Here ‘s the video of Trump throwing paper towels.

And soon reactions started pouring in. They were some who were clearly angry with the act.

And then there were some memes.

Two weeks after being ravaged by Hurricane Maria, residents of Puerto Rico are still reeling under its effect. There are several who are struggling without basic necessities.

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