President Donald Trump threatens to cut federal funds to California in light of new wildfires

Rodolfo Vieira
Nov 10, 2018
02:27 P.M.

Donald Trump has threatened to pull all federal funding if the state of California doesn't take measures regarding the deadly wildfires.


The U.S. President, who is currently in France to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I blamed California's forest management for the fires.

In a tweet issued on Saturday, November 10, Trump said that billions of dollars have been wasted throughout the years in fires and made it seem like enough is enough.

Follow us on our Twitter account @amomama_usa to learn more.


So far, nine people have lost their lives in the wildfires that began this week and all deaths came as result of the Camp Fire in the area of Paradise, near Chico.

On Friday, Trump approved an emergency declaration for the state, but he made it very clear that he may not approve another one in the future if California doesn't step up their forest management.



An emergency declaration can be quite costly and it provides the affected municipalities with relief supplies, means of evacuation and air support.

"Billions of dollars are given each year, with so many lives lost, all because of gross mismanagement of the forests. Remedy now, or no more Fed payments!"

Donald Trump, Twitter, November 10, 2018



This wasn't the first time that Trump accused the southern state of having 'bad' environmental laws; Back in August, the President said that those same laws didn't allow 'massive amounts of readily available water to be properly utilized.'

It has also been reported that, on October 17, Trump told Sonny Perdue, the Secretary of Agriculture, that California was 'a mess' and 'disgraceful.'



The wildfires have burned several homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate, including celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian.

Source: Instagram/kimkardashian

Source: Instagram/kimkardashian

The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star shared several aerial images of the fire on her Instagram stories and prayed for everyone's safety on Thursday night.

Related posts

Kelly Clarkson, 41, Sues Ex-husband after Paying Him $1.3 Million in Divorce, Sparking Online Reactions

March 18, 2024

Users Notice Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Looking Thinner During Their Skeleton Racing Outing: Photos

February 16, 2024

Clint Eastwood Sparks Fans' Concerns With His 'So Different' Look in Rare Outing: 'He's Unrecognizable!'

April 16, 2024

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Spend Valentine’s Day in Luxury, Sparking Criticism from Online Users

February 15, 2024

Single Mom Expected to Pay $150 Towards Bill Though Her Share Only Amounted to $25

January 28, 2024

Simone Biles in $120 Wedding Dress Blasted for Unkempt Hair – Olympic Star 'Hungry' During Childhood Responds

May 23, 2024

Meghan Markle Scores New Deal for 'Record-Breaking' Project after Cutting Ties with Former Partner

February 14, 2024

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Arrive in Canada on Private Jet, Igniting Backlash: Photo & Details

February 14, 2024

80-Year-Old Robert de Niro's Martial Artist Girlfriend, 45, Stuns in Tailored White Dress in Pics, Sparking Reactions

April 12, 2024

Harry 'Distrusts' Brother William Who Realized Their Stepmother Queen Camilla Is a 'Nice Woman': Report

April 02, 2024

Prince Harry Seen at Las Vegas Event after Visiting Ailing Father, King Charles, Sparking a Heated Stir

February 09, 2024

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Respond to Criticism with Defiance – Details

February 16, 2024

Dad Refuses to Pay For Daughter’s Wedding after She Excludes Her 2 Siblings from the Occasion

January 31, 2024

Older Man Never Lets Anyone into His House, Only after His Death Neighbor Steps inside — Story of the Day

February 19, 2024