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Governor Newsom asks Donald Trump for federal aid as California wildfires kill at least three, force nearly 70,000 evacuations and more wineries are completely devastated in Napa Valley
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#10  I would approve it... with major hooks and conditions attached.
Posted by: DarthVader   2020-09-29 15:55  

#9  When Texas applied for relief during the last big drought, Obama said 'no'.
Posted by: Procopius2k   2020-09-29 15:39  

#8  Have them meet federal forest requirements in therms of clearing, logging, and forest management, and to allow for multiple extra load gas-powered power plants closer to the municipalities so as to not need so many wilderness high tension lines. FIRST. Then send the aid.
Posted by: Theager Borgia1057   2020-09-29 15:12  

#7  An ideal headline (for me, anyway): Trump to California- drop dead
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia    2020-09-29 14:16  

#6  I'm sure some dipshit political adviser will tell Trump to approve this becuz muh optics.

He needs to avoid that trap.

Don't reward your enemies for their bad behavior while demoralizing your own side.

Posted by: charger   2020-09-29 14:09  

#5  Consent decree to invalidate all state and muni "sanctuary" arrangements. Permanently. For starters...
Posted by: M. Murcek   2020-09-29 13:30  

#4  "You got some last year that I see you haven't used yet. Use that."
Posted by: gorb   2020-09-29 13:10  

#3  (Dr. Evil voice) - 'How about noooooo?'
Posted by: Raj   2020-09-29 13:09  

#2  Don't write the check to California. The state will miss-appropriate. Fed to victim direct assistance only.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589   2020-09-29 12:47  

#1  What a marvelous opportunity for negotiation.
Posted by: trailing wife   2020-09-29 12:34