#RakeAmericaGreatAgain: Twitter Users Respond to Trump’s Comments About Forest Management

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Donald Trump speaks to the media as he views damage from wildfires in Paradise, California on Nov. 17, 2018. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump speaks to the media as he views damage from wildfires in Paradise, California on Nov. 17, 2018. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump’s rhetoric on California’s wildfires has been a source of consternation for some.

Last week, he was widely criticized for blaming the state’s deadly fires on poor forest management, an idea experts were quick to debunk. But during his visit to Paradise, Calif., on Saturday morning, Trump made similar comments about forest management.

Addressing reporters after surveying what was left of the Skyway Villa Mobile Home and RV Park, Trump praised Finland, which he called “a forest nation” for doing things differently.

“They spend a lot of time raking and cleaning and doing things, and they don’t have any problem,” he told reporters Saturday. “I know everybody’s looking at that.”

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