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News reports vary in how many people have died as a result of Hurricane Florence. Fox News currently lists the death toll at 11, while CBS says it's 12.
One number major news organizations have not given is five.
But in an echo of his handling of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday to underestimate the ongoing storm's death toll.
"Five deaths have been recorded thus far with regard to hurricane Florence!" the president said.
Five deaths have been recorded thus far with regard to hurricane Florence! Deepest sympathies and warmth go out to… https://t.co/arKELmrrSb— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1537051330.0