HomePolitical NewsPresident Trump Threatens to Pull Federal Aid for California Wildfires Mike Vance November 3, 2019 President Trump dished some harsh criticism to California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday morning. He suggested unless the state improves its forest management system there won't be any more federal funding to take on the wildfires. The Sunday morning tweets from President Trump called Newsom out for doing a "terrible job of forest management." The Governor of California, @GavinNewsom, has done a terrible job of forest management. I told him from the first day we met that he must “clean” his forest floors regardless of what his bosses, the environmentalists, DEMAND of him. Must also do burns and cut fire stoppers..... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2019 This was the first time President Trump has made a significant statement about the wildfires since late October when the Kincade Fire burned up close to 79,000 acres. Trump suggested that he will not be getting any more federal funding to help stop the wildfires. ..Every year, as the fire’s rage & California burns, it is the same thing-and then he comes to the Federal Government for $$$ help. No more. Get your act together Governor. You don’t see close to the level of burn in other states...But our teams are working well together in..... — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2019 Governor Newsome responded by taking a shot at President Trump for not believing in climate change. You don’t believe in climate change. You are excused from this conversation. https://t.co/PSt8N39Er5 — Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) November 3, 2019 Just three days ago Newsome took to Twitter to thank President Trump after FEMA approved funding to help with the fires burning in Southern California. Thank you, @realDonaldTrump. https://t.co/B7WU0Idn0J — Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) October 31, 2019 President Trump gave some insight on how California should be managing these massive fires. ....putting these massive, and many, fires out. Great firefighters! Also, open up the ridiculously closed water lanes coming down from the North. Don’t pour it out into the Pacific Ocean. Should be done immediately. California desperately needs water, and you can have it now! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2019 More Stories on Gov. Gavin Newsom: California Governor Gavin Newsome Approves Broadest Gun Seizer Laws in United States Planned Blackouts in California: 'This Did Not Go Well' Bill Signed in California That Allows Citizens to Refuse to Help a Police Officer California is a state that craves a lot of federal funding, so it would be wise for Gov. Newsom not to burn all of his bridges with the Trump administration.