President Donald Trump: “No More” Money To Fight California Wildfires

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As California burns, President Donald Trump has put its Governor on notice: there will be no more federal funding in the wildfire battle unless the state gets its forest management act together.

In a series of tweets this morning, Trump said Gov. Gavin Newsom has “done a terrible job of forest management.”

“Every year, as the fire’s (sic) rage & California burns, it is the same thing – and then he comes to the Federal Government for $$$ help. No more. Get your act together Governor. You don’t see close to the level of burn in other states…”

Trump suggested opening water lanes from the North as a potential solution, along with cleaning forest floors of debris and controlled burns.

Later in the morning, Newsom responded. “You don’t believe in climate change. You are excused from this conversation.”

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2019/11/president-donald-trump-no-more-money-to-fight-california-wildfires-1202776446/