Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured a Camp Fire bake area Wednesday and expressed solidarity with state officials.
“It’s going to take operative together from a village all a proceed adult to sovereign supervision and creation certain that we do active timberland management, we prioritize infrastructure, open safety, a roads, evacuation, and work together as a team,” Zinke pronounced Thursday.
A day earlier, during a lecture with California Gov. Jerry Brown, Zinke sidestepped questions about President Trump’s progressing criticism of California’s timberland management and pronounced a sovereign supervision and a state supervision are operative together to quarrel a fires.
“We’re not finger-pointing here. We’re all in a same boat. Everyone loves California — we positively do. we wish to see California thrive. we wish to see healthy forests and we wish to go and have a beef cooking when a administrator retires,” he said.
In August, Trump caused confusion after he claimed that California’s water, that could be used for firefighting, was instead “being diverted into a Pacific Ocean.” Following a tweet, Zinke wrote an op-ed calling for a some-more active proceed to preventing wildfires.
Zinke’s spokeswoman, Heather Swift, pronounced during a time that a department’s use is to not criticism on Trump’s tweets.