There have been critical reports on the efforts in California to run their wild fire operation…
Trump has been critical of ANYTHING with the word California in it ….
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has ordered FEMA to withhold funds from California’s state government until officials there “get their act together” fighting forest fires. But he tweeted he thinks that is “unlikely.”
The president long has criticized California state officials, sometimes with dubious claims, over wildfires there and their steps to prevent and nix them. But stopping the flow of federal funds is an escalation of the feud, and one that might raise the ire of lawmakers — even the sizable House GOP delegation from the Golden State.
“Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forrest fires that, with proper Forrest Management, would never happen,” the president tweeted, twice misspelling forest.
“Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money,” Trump wrote, adding: “It is a disgraceful situation in lives & money!”….