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Trump to visit California Monday amid West Coast wildfires

 Trump to visit California Monday amid West Coast wildfires
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump, Jared Kusher's lawyer threatens to sue Lincoln Project over Times Square billboards Facebook, Twitter CEOs to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on Nov. 17 Sanders hits back at Trump's attack on 'socialized medicine' MORE will visit California on Monday as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. 

The president will visit McClellan Park, Calif., on Monday to be briefed by local officials on the wildfires, White House spokesperson Judd Deere told The Hill.

McClellan Park has served as a base for firefighter operations in northern California. 

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News of Trump's visit comes amid his travel through the West that started Saturday. He will host campaign events in Nevada and Arizona.

In August, Trump approved a major disaster declaration for California, unlocking federal emergency aid. On Thursday, the White House approved an emergency declaration for Oregon as well.

At least 26 people have died from the fires on the West Coast as of Saturday, CNN reported. 

Since mid-August Trump and California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomJudge dismisses lawsuit of alleged Michael Jackson abuse victim OVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA eases permitting for modifications to polluting facilities | Rocky Mountain National Park closed due to expanding Colorado wildfire | Trump order strips workplace protections from civil servants Rocky Mountain National Park closed due to expanding Colorado wildfire MORE (D) have spoken by phone, and the White House and Federal Emergency Management Agency have remained in contact with state and local officials throughout the response to the fires, Deere said.

Oregon Gov. Kate BrownKate BrownMultiple people shot in Oregon after police respond to 'possible hostage situation' Thousands expected to turn out in Portland for Proud Boys rally Four states report record number of new COVID-19 cases MORE (D) said at a press conference Friday that she spoke with President Trump on Thursday and told him “that the situation on the ground was extremely dire.”

“He said you have all of our support, please let us know what you need and God bless Oregon,” Brown said.