President Donald Trump will visit California on Monday, briefing on the jungle there, closing a weekend campaign swing on the West Coast with a tour of at least 29 devastating spots.
White House Deputy Press Secretary Jude Deere wrote on Twitter on Saturday, “President @realDonaldTrump will visit California on Monday, where he will be briefed about the state forest dwellers.”
Trump left for Nevada on Saturday afternoon for two days of campaign events, where he would think of coronovirus restrictions to hold rallies for his supporters.
President Donald Trump will visit California on Monday and give information about the people living in the forest there.
More than 746,000 acres have been burned in California, including the Bobcat Fire (above) in the wilderness in the National Forest Wilderness north of Monobravia.
Subsequently, he will visit McClellan Park in Sacramento County on Monday, which has served as a base for CALFire operations, Fox 11 in Los Angeles reported.
The White House has lent its support to first responders and firefighters in the state.
Thanks to 28,000+ firefighters and other First Responders, who have been battling wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington. I have approved 37 Stafford Act declarations, including fire management grants, to support their brave work. We are with them in every way! ‘Trump tweeted on Friday night.
President Trump toured California after the 2018 wildfires, visiting the area with then-Governor Jerry Brown and then-Governor-Elect Gawel Newsom.
It is unclear if Newsome will join the president for the visit. The two men don’t get along about the horrific fire that devastated the West Coast, but spoke on the phone on Friday.
At least 20 have been killed in California, eight in Oregon and one in Washington State as thousands of firefighters struggled to get the blaze under control. Four people have been arrested on charges of arson.
Images from outside California show orange skies, damaged property and smoke-filled views.
More than 20,000 firefighters are battling Balj.
Officers are ready for more casualties.
Warned Newsome, as he was engulfed in flames. Friday.
The map above shows 103 fires that have already burned more than 3.4 million acres across the western United States
This week the August Complex Fire became the largest record explosion ever in California history, ripening through 746,000 acres of dry vegetation in the north of the state, as several fires combined.
But it is one of about 100 large fires on the West Coast, and other fast-growing blazes close to populated areas have proved fatal.
Ahead of his California trip, Trump will be in Nevada, where he will go head-to-head after holding public events with state officials, as he canceled his plans for rallies in Reno and Las Vegas as coronovirus bans because of.
Democratic rival Joe Biden is ahead of Nevada by four points, according to the state’s Real Clear Politics Polling Average, but Trump campaign officials are looking to take it into his column, although a Republican presidential nominee has since Nevada since 2004 Has not won
Hillary Clinton led the state by 2 points in 2016.
Trump has criticized Nevada officials for passing a law to make mail-in voting easier in response to the COVID epidemic – a battle cry he is likely to take in speeches later this week.
He planned to host rallies in airport hangars in Reno and Las Vegas – as he has held rallies at airports in other states – with Nevada officials scrapping his plans, citing COVID restrictions.
The government of Nevada, Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, issued a directive in May limiting the gatherings to 50 people or fewer.
But officials denied that politics had any role in canceling Trump’s events.
‘It has nothing to do with politics. Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority President and CEO Daren Griffin said in a statement earlier this week, the letter we sent is not about directives and security and political campaigns. ‘We will keep our tenants on the same standard whether it is a Democratic or Republican rally or any other type of gathering. We are following the Governor’s directive and Washoe County recommendation during an epidemic. ‘
Republicans are looking to make headway in Nevada, where Joe Biden leads the election
Reached Minden instead of the President on Saturday night, about 45 miles south of Reno.
On Sunday, he will host a ‘Latino for Trump’ roundtable, participate in a fundraiser and an evening rally in nearby Henderson at a manufacturing plant.
If Trump can move Nevada into his column, his six electoral votes could help him take a loss from another state, such as Arizona, where he will close on Monday.
Arizona, a generally red state that has seen Biden leading in elections, is horrified to see the GOP fearing the former vice-president might take it in November.