Huffman and Thompson Push Back on Inadequate Funding Request from OMB – Nov 21, 2017

“Outrageous. Unacceptable. A dereliction of duty.” That’s the response from Representatives Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman to a Trump administration request for disaster relief that leaves out money for Northern California fire recovery.

Is the Trump administration playing politics with disaster relief? That’s the implication of a statement released on Friday by Representatives Jared Huffman and Mike Thompson. Representative Huffman spoke with KRCB news director Steve Mencher about the strongly-worded complaint.

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