Nov 15, 2018 - Energy & Environment

Trump to visit California after devastating wildfires

Donald Trump.

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President Trump plans to travel to California on Saturday to meet with individuals who have been impacted by the wildfires that have ravaged the state, according to spokesperson Lindsay Walters.

The big picture: The Camp Fire, about 90 miles north of Sacramento, is the deadliest fire in California history. So far it's taken at least 56 lives, and that number could still climb. As of Wednesday, 130 people are still missing and around 130,000 acres of land have been scorched, CBS reports. President Trump blamed the fires last week on "gross mismanagement of the forests" in California.

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