President Donald Trump to visit California for wildfire briefing

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Posted at 10:28 AM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-12 17:07:46-04

WASHINGTON (KGTV) -- President Donald Trump will visit California Monday as the state continues to see widespread and deadly wildfires, Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere tweeted Saturday.

According to KABC, Trump will travel to McCleelan Park in Sacramento County. The President will be briefed on the fires, the station reports.

The news of Trump’s visit comes after he signed a disaster declaration to provide federal assistance to communities affected by the fires.

“THANK YOU to the 28,000+ Firefighters and other First Responders who are battling wildfires across California, Oregon, and Washington. I have approved 37 Stafford Act Declarations, including Fire Management Grants to support their brave work. We are with them all the way,” the President tweeted Friday.

Trump visited California in 2018, touring the destruction left behind by the Camp Fire.