nearvideo President Trump accuses Nancy Pelosi and Gov. Newsom for California homeless plight
Trump threatens, Federal actions to tackle the Golden State’s crisis; Christina Coleman reports from Los Angeles.
President Trump on Saturday called on New York and California have to deal with what he described as “an enormous homeless problem” — suggesting that you make the White house should “politely” for help, if you can’t sort by itself.
“California and New York, something about their ENORMOUS homeless problem need to do. They are setting records!” he tweeted. “If your governors can not deal with the situation, you should be able to, very simply, you need to call and “politely” ask for help. So easy with competence!”
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The Department of housing and urban development this month reported that 2.7 percent of the national increase in the homeless population, driven mainly by a spike in California. The report noted that the liberal fortress had seen, a 16.4 percent increase in the homeless population.
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom replied that it was the state do more to provide the combat challenge, but appealed to the Federal government’s real skin “in the game.”
“Federal leadership matters. Investments in the Obama-prove administration as effectively, and is said to have contributed to the fact that more than 50% drop in homelessness among veterans, since 2010,” Newsom.
According to this survey, first reported by The Associated Press, the States with the highest rates were in New York, Hawaii, California, Oregon and Washington. Washington, D,C, had a rate of homelessness 94 per 10,000 people, more than twice as high as in New York.
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Meanwhile, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, a new initiative to end homelessness announced in this month, spending about $120 million in the year 2020, the people of the street in its current efforts to combat homelessness.
Trump is from New York, was to get the vocal in its criticism of the two States for the failure in the handle to the homeless crisis. This week, he took aim at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., accused her of having lost control over the situation in your district.
“Nancy Pelosi’s district in California has one of the worst anywhere in the United States, when it comes to the homeless & crime,” he tweeted.
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“It has become so bad, so quickly she lost total control and, along with her equally inept Governor, Gavin Newsom, it is a very sad sight!”, he said.
On Wednesday, he warned Newsom that the FBI agents could not participate, if he can, to clarify it.
“Governor Gavin N has a really bad job on the care of the homeless in California. If he can’t solve the problem, the Federal Govt. will get involved!” Trump tweeted.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.