President Donald Trump made a number of eyebrow-raising comments on Wednesday as he visited North Carolina to survey the damage left behind by Hurricane Florence and meet with survivors. But critics say his tone-deaf comments brought anything but comfort.
At one point, Trump told storm victims to “have a good time” as they arrived for meals and supplies.
At another, he spoke with a homeowner who said the insurance company didn’t want to pay for the damage after a boat ― not his ― washed up and crashed against his deck.
“At least you got a nice boat out of the deal,” said Trump.
Critics took to Twitter to slam the president for his “horrible and inappropriate” responses: