President Donald Trump spoke about the wildfires savaging Western states on Saturday, urging Democrat states to properly manage their forests.
“You know it is about forest management. Please remember the words, very simple: forest management. Please remember that,” he said at a campaign rally in Minden, Nevada on Saturday night.
The president said he had spoken to leaders in Washington, California, and Oregon, and planned to visit California the following week.
“Tonight our hearts are with all of the communities in the West battling devastating wildfires,” Trump said.
The massive wildfires have burned millions of acres of land in California, Oregon, and Washington, as hundreds of thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate.
The president praised the over 28,000 firefighters and first responders fighting the fires.
“They are fighting, and it’s dangerous,” he said.
President Trump has frequently blamed poor forest management for the fires that keep ravaging the