REPORT: President Trump to Visit Contaminated Ohio Community
A source near former President Donald Trump informs reporters that he will travel to East Palestine, Ohio next week to meet with members of the afflicted community.
The report from Fox News, said that the source indicated Trump has a strong relationship with the people of Ohio.
Trump has refrained from commenting on the disaster in Ohio thus far, and some have suggested he is withholding commentary until he has an opportunity to assess the situation firsthand.
During his first term as President, Trump was known for visiting disaster areas personally in Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, Alabama and many others typically to survey hurricane and tornado damage, as reported in a compilation by Fox News.
The leaders of these departments, particularly Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, EPA Administrator Michael Regan and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell have received much of the criticism directly.
Republican Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio has led the charge in demanding action from the Democrat-led Senate and the White House.
The former President’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr., confirmed the report in a tweet writing,