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President Trump Claims California Doesn’t Have Water to Fight Wildfires. He’s Just Wrong, State Officials Say

Trump tweeted about the California wildfires – saying the state is allocating its waters to the ocean instead of putting out fires due to environmental law and needs to clear the trees. “I sort of had to suppress a chuckle when I read the President’s tweet,” says UCLA professor of geography and ecology, Glen MacDonald. He, Cal Fire, and UC Merced climate scientist explain why the President is wrong.