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Trump Mocked For Arguing With National Weather Service About Hurricane Dorian Hitting Alabama

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Trump Mocked For Arguing With National Weather Service About Hurricane Dorian Hitting Alabama




President Donald Trump was mocked online on Monday after he attempted to defend his warning to Alabama residents that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to them, a warning that was debunked minutes later by the National Weather Service (NWS).

“In addition to Florida – South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama, will most likely be hit (much) harder than anticipated,” Trump falsely claimed on Sunday.



The NWS responded 20 minutes later with a statement fact-checking Trump’s tweet.

“Alabama will NOT see any impacts from Dorian. We repeat, no impacts from Hurricane Dorian will be felt across Alabama,” the NWS tweeted.

Despite the federal agency fact-checking his “fake news,” Trump defended his lie on Monday.




Twitter users blasted the president for spreading false information during an unfolding national emergency:













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