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In about-face, Trump approves California fire relief funds

4 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Trump reversed his administration's previous denial of relief aid to California, which has been badly damaged by fires.
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In Reversal, Trump Administration Will Provide Disaster Aid For California Fires

4 days ago   |   By Forbes

The White House originally said the request wasn't “supported by the relevant data.”
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UPDATED: Trump reverses FEMA denial of emergency aid for California fires

UPDATED: Trump reverses FEMA denial of emergency aid for California fires

4 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump has agreed to reverse his administration's decision to deny federal cleanup funding for six California wildfires, including the largest single fire in state history located in the Republican-heavy Central Valley, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday .
Impact: The reversal comes after Republican lawmakers representing the central part of the state pressured the Trump administration to approve the funding. Newsom said in a statement that he spoke to Trump and was "grateful for his quick response." It was unclear what led the Federal Emergency Management Agency to...
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Trump administration reverses decision to deny California fire disaster aid, Gov. Newsom says

4 days ago   |   By ABC

After originally saying the federal government would not declare a major disaster, the administration changed its tune Friday.
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McClintock: Trump will reverse FEMA denial of emergency aid for California fires

McClintock: Trump will reverse FEMA denial of emergency aid for California fires

4 days ago   |   By Politico

Rep. Tom McClintock said Friday that President Donald Trump has agreed to reverse his administration's decision to deny federal cleanup funding for six wildfires, including the largest single fire in state history located in the Republican-heavy Central Valley.
Impact: McClintock, a Republican who represents fire-struck regions of California, said in a tweet that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told him that Trump would issue a disaster declaration providing funding to clean up fire debris. That comes despite the Federal Emergency Management Agency's denial of Gov. Gavin Newsom's...
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