Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump accused the city of allowing a tremendous amount of waste, including needles, to go through storm drains into the ocean.

  • Published 19 September 2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on “liberal” policies. Trump accused the city of allowing a tremendous amount of waste, including needles, to go through storm drains into the ocean. “It’s a terrible situation that’s in Los Angeles and in San Francisco,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One as he returned to…

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