Trump Claims To Order FEMA Aid Cut-Off; Locals React

Jan 11, 2019

President Trump visited Paradise, Calif., with Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom and Mayor Jody Jones. The town was consumed by the Camp Fire, the most destructive fire in state history.
Credit Evan Vucci / AP Photo

 

The operating word for fire victims this week was confusion. Yesterday, President Trump tweeted that he had ordered FEMA to stop sending money to California, citing forest mismanagement. That was news to FEMA, and to pretty much everyone else. NSPR’s Christal Smith went to the Disaster Recovery Center here in Chico to get reaction from fire survivors.