Feb 14, 2020
Trump heads west, with Calif. water in mind: “President Trump will splash into California's perpetually roiled water world next week when he s by the southern San Joaquin Valley city that's home to his biggest House booster and proximate to some of the state's biggest dilemmas. With his expected visit to Bakersfield, Trump can affirm support for increased irrigation water deliveries, troll Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and reward House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) in his hometown. The president can also expect a warm welcome in a county dependent on agriculture and the oil and gas business, where he beat Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a 53% to 40% margin. … ” Read more from E&E News here: Trump heads west, with Calif. water in mind
Trump to visit California, meet with Central Valley farmers
President Trump will meet with Central Valley farmers and Olympic officials on a swing through Western states next week that includes several stops in California.
According to the White House, Trump is set to arrive in Los Angeles on Tuesday, where he will receive an on preparations for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in that city. Then on Wednesday, the president will join House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy in his Bakersfield district to discuss efforts to increase agricultural water delivery.