President Trump lobs paper towels to crowd in hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump tosses paper towels into a crowd as he hands out supplies at Calvary Chapel, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. Trump is in Puerto Rico to survey hurricane damage. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


President Donald Trump tossed rolls of paper towels out to a crowd of Puerto Ricans as he handed out supplies to the storm-damaged island's residents.

On his first visit to survey damage from Hurricane Maria, the president lobbed at least five rolls into a crowd gathered at Calvary Chapel. Many caught them with a smile and took cell phone photos.

Trump praised the roughly 200 people gathered there, saying there was a lot of "love" in the room.

The president also handed out flashlights and said of the recovery that "the job that's been done here is really nothing short of a miracle."