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Trump tells California, New York to 'politely' ask him for help with homeless population

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE on Saturday went after New York and California over homelessness, saying the states' governors should call him if they "can't handle" the issue. 

"California and New York must do something about their TREMENDOUS Homeless problems. They are setting records!" he tweeted about the liberal states. 

"If their Governors can’t handle the situation, which they should be able to do very easily, they must call and 'politely' ask for help. Would be so easy with competence!" the president continued.

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Earlier this week, Trump knocked California over homelessness and invoked Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSpending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation Rep. Rick Allen tests positive for COVID-19 MORE (D-Calif.) amid their impeachment feud. 

"Crazy Nancy should focus on that in her very down district, and helping her incompetent governor with the big homeless problem!" he tweeted

Homelessness in California has increased 16.4 percent since 2018, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has found. It announced the finding last week.

Homelessness in the state had increased by 21,306 people, and HUD Secretary Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonBen Carson says he's 'out of the woods' after being 'extremely sick' with COVID-19 Ben Carson says he used unproven COVID-19 treatment recommended by MyPillow CEO Chelsea Clinton blames Trump for Secret Service officers in quarantine MORE said it was at a "crisis level."

Trump and the Democratic governors, Andrew Cuomo of New York and Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomBiden: 'Difficult decision' to staff administration with House, Senate members Don't let 'experts' ruin your Thanksgiving The fuzzy math behind state and local bailouts MORE of California, have exchanged criticisms in the past, and the president has previously cited homelessness in California.