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While appearing on CNN's “New Day” on Thursday, Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) duked it out with co-host Chris Cuomo over whether the White House's response to the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria was sufficient in Puerto Rico.

Cuomo kicked things off when he asked about tweets that Trump issued that morning, indicating that hurricane relief efforts in the territory could only last for so long:

Those tweets were “insensitive” to Cuomo who said Thursday was not the time to talk about withdrawing resources because people were “starving” on the island.“Less than half the country,” Cuomo said, was “without what you need to sustain life.”

“Less than half the country,” Cuomo said, was “without what you need to sustain life.”

Perry charged that Cuomo was “simply just making this stuff up” and rebuffed the CNN anchor's claim that people were without water based on the fact that more people would be dead if that were true.

Perry further claimed that Puerto Rico was a “success story,” something Cuomo vehemently denied.“I was on the ground there, sir. Don't tell me what we know and what we don't know,” Cuomo charged.

“I was on the ground there, sir. Don't tell me what we know and what we don't know,” Cuomo charged.

After Cuomo repeatedly argued that the White House's relief efforts were simply not enough to deal with Puerto Rico's devastation, Perry challenged Cuomo to “quantify what is enough that will satisfy your network.”

“It's not about my network, come on, congressman,” Cuomo responded before doubling down on his criticism of the president's words on Thursday. Cuomo called the president's words “insensitive, if not reckless,” prompting Perry to claim the CNN host was using “inflammatory” terms.

Toward the end of the interview, Cuomo suggested that the president was not fully committed to helping Puerto Rico recover.

“You say there's absolutely no question that the president is fully committed. There is every reason to question the nature of the commitment because he keeps saying it's a success story, and they are in dire need,” Cuomo told Perry.

Watch Perry and Cuomo below, via CNN.