Trump threatens to withhold federal payments in California because the state is devastated by fires


Trump threatens to withhold federal payments in California because forest management is "so poor" as the state is ravaged by raging fires In a 2am tweet, Trump wrote: "There is no reason for these massive forest fires , deadly and expensive in California, except that forest management is so scarce. Comments were the first of Trump's on the massive fires that devastated more than 100,000 acres in California. The president had already issued an emergency statement that provides federal funding for help firefighters

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7:17 am EST, 10 November 2018

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7:17 am EST, 10 November 2018

President Donald Trump has threatened withholding federal payments in California for "poor management" of its forests, while the state is ravaged by three massive fires. In a 2am tweet, Trump wrote: "There is no reason for these huge, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so scarce." Billions of dollars are given each year. , with so many lives lost, all because of poor forest management. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments! & # 39;

President Donald Trump has threatened withholding federal payments in California for "poor management" of his forests in a tweet 2am while the state is ravaged by three huge fires. The comments were the first of Trump on massive fires, including a fire that burned much of the northern California city of paradise and killed at least nine people. Fires also raged in southern California, including the town of Thousand Oaks, where an armed man had killed a dozen people in a local bar. Trump had published an emergency statement that provided federal funds to help firefighters.
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