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'Another low': Democrats blast Trump for threatening to cut wildfire aid to California

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

In the midst of a government shutdown, President Trump has threatened to cut off federal emergency aid to California for forest fires.

Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that "billions of dollars" are sent to California to help with its wildfire recovery efforts and claimed, without evidence, that the state would not need the funds if forests were properly managed.

"Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money," Trump stat...