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Trump, Jerry Brown and dueling claims on the cause of California fires

As a twin of forest destroyed by fires, more than 1,000 houses in Northern California, the President of Trump (right) and California democratic Gov. Jerry Brown (left), both claims – and has provoked criticism – why the fires spread further.

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The President pointed a finger to the environmental laws. The Governor is the fault of climate change.

And both are getting hammered for their comments.

As a twin of forest destroyed by fires, more than 1,000 houses in Northern California, and President of the Trump and California democratic Gov. Jerry Brown are both claims – and has provoked criticism – why the fires spread further.

Trump tweeted on Sunday, calling the fires “reinforced” by environmental laws, cease, water can be used effectively. He also called for the clearing of more trees.

“California will be enhanced by forest fires & so much worse by the bad environmental laws that will not allow the enormous amount of readily available water, in order to be properly used,” Trump tweeted. “It is diverted into the Pacific ocean. Also needs to stop tree-clear, the fire spreads!”

California forest fires so much is reinforced & worse by the bad environmental laws that will not allow the enormous amount of readily available water, in order to be properly used. It is diverted into the Pacific ocean. Also needs to stop tree-clear, the fire spreads!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 5. August 2018

He followed up Monday,” said Governor Jerry Brown must be the Free Flow of large quantities of water from the North and stupidly distracted in the Pacific ocean. Can be used for the fire, the agriculture and everything else. You think of California, with plenty of water – Nice! Quickly Federal govt. Approvals.”

Governor Jerry Brown has to the Free Flow of large quantities of water from the North and stupidly distracted in the Pacific ocean. Can be used for the fire, the agriculture and everything else. You think of California, with plenty of water – Nice! Quickly Federal govt. Approvals.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 6. August 2018

A spokesman for the California Department of forestry and fire protection fired back after a reporter for BuzzFeed, said the Department has “no idea” what to talk is the trump card.

.@CAL_FIRE says she has “no idea” what Trump is talking in terms of “bad environmental laws” California fires to be worse.
“We have enough water for the firefight. The Mendocino complex, next to the Clear lake and the Carr fire the preview Whiskeytown Lake and Lake Shasta” https://t.co/gy0unx3xik has

— Brianna sacks (@bri_sacks) 6. August 2018

“We have enough water for the firefight. The Mendocino complex is next to the Clear lake and the Carr fire the preview Whiskeytown Lake and Lake Shasta,” said the spokesman.

Trump was not given what was related to the water policy, but environmentalists argument harvested in the past, that rain water could be better. A local fire official reports of the various streams are admitted to run in the Pacific ocean, but said firefighters have enough water. The same official said that the trees need to delete, though, “not to add to some of the fuel”, according to a local CBS affiliate. The official suggested the forest growth is, in fact, a contribution to the problem.

Meanwhile said Brown at a press conference last week that climate change could be a factor. He spoke of climate change and said that the “forecasts that I see, the more serious projections of global warming and fires occur later in the century, 2040, or 2050, they now occur in real time.”

“You can expect to intensify that — unfortunately — still, in California and throughout the southwest,” said Brown.

The conservatives have, however, pushed back, the debt guidelines, including those quickly, smaller forest fires — which, in turn, dry brush to build up.

“Brown has proven to be a disservice, by he have seen all the great and destructive fires, such as we have, in the past year, to global warming, but rather to a combination of hot weather and a wrong policy of the government,” – said in an editorial in the Investors Business Daily.

California fire officials said on Monday that the two fires, approximately 100 miles North of San Francisco, 30 percent, and miles burned 428 square.

The two fires burning about 14 miles away, and 75 houses have been destroyed. More 9000 buildings are threatened.

The two fires in an area, the burn is bigger than a deadly wildfire in the vicinity of Redding, California.

The gluten has killed two firefighters and five civilians, and destroyed more than 1,000 houses.

Wildfire started two weeks ago by a spark from a steel wheel of a towed-trailer-flat tires. It is 45 percent.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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