Trump Threatens to Pull FEMA Funds From California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Jan 09, 2019 - Fortune

As President Donald Trump’s government shutdown enters its third week, the president said that he plans to cut off federal aid to California wildfire victims.

“Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forrest (sic) fires that, with proper Forest Management, would never happen,” the president said on Twitter Wednesday morning. “Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money. It is a disgraceful situation in lives &...