CNN’s ‘Reality Check’ On Trump And Hurricane Florence Leaves Out Some Inconvenient Data

  • A CNN segment implied Trump is somehow “complicit” in Hurricane Florence
  • Except, the segment’s host sidestepped some key scientific data
  • Hurricanes aren’t becoming more intense or frequent, according to the data

CNN’s “Reality Check” segment asked on Thursday whether or not President Donald Trump was culpable in any damage wrought by Hurricane Florence because of his global warming skepticism.

The Washington Post claimed Trump is “complicit” in Hurricane Florence, in a Tuesday editorial, and CNN political analyst John Avlon backed that line of argument by tying Trump’s repealing of Obama-era environmental regulations to the severity of extreme weather.

“But while President Trump has been talking up our preparedness his policies have been tearing down our defenses to climate change, which is often a blame for extreme weather,” Avlon said Thursday….

>>> continue reading: CNN’s ‘Reality Check’ On Trump And Hurricane Florence Leaves Out Some Inconvenient Data

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