SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KRON) – On the marketing campaign path, President Trump made a pit cease in California for a briefing on the state’s historic wildfire season.
President Trump’s main focus for this journey was to get an replace on the wildfire scenario from state leaders, together with Governor Gavin Newsom.
Whereas the 2 consistently criticize one another, their interplay Monday wasn’t what you may count on.
Air Drive 1 touched down in a smokey Sacramento County Monday.
Earlier than his briefing with state emergency administration leaders, President Trump reiterated to reporters his issues with California’s forest administration.
“I feel it is a administration scenario, should you take a look at different international locations like Austria, Finland, they’re forest nations, they’re in forests and they don’t have issues like this,” Trump stated.
In a spherical desk dialogue inside Cal Fireplace’s hangar, Governor Newsom thanked the president for the approval of 14 firefighting grants and the federal emergency declaration as fires scorched hundreds of thousands of acres throughout the state.
Newsom acknowledged extra work must be achieved with managing California wildlands, the vast majority of which is owned by the federal authorities.
However, in a respectful trade, the governor maintained to the president, the fires are a results of a local weather disaster.
Newsom: “Please, respect, and I do know you do, the distinction of opinion out right here because it pertains to the elemental difficulty of local weather change.”
Newsom: “I recognize that.”
The president dedicated to strengthening the state and federal partnership to double down on vegetation administration however with out point out of local weather change.
“We’re engaged on that very laborious collectively and we’re completely in sync. I feel we’re completely in sync,” Trump stated.
After his two hour journey right here, the president left for a marketing campaign occasion in Phoenix.