By Reed Cooper. Media: DC Enquirer.
Note: This article may contain commentary reflecting the author’s opinion.
Forty-fifth President and leading 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump is currently winning the hearts of people across the country because of news breaking on Wednesday of him donating thousands of gallons of cleaning supplies and thirteen pallets of water during his trip to East Palestine, Ohio.
“BREAKING: Trump to donate thousands of gallons of cleaning supplies, and thirteen pallets of water on his visit with members of the community in East Palestine, Ohio,” a viral tweet reads.
Trump is visiting East Palestine, Ohio, a small community of 4,700, to help and meet with members of the community after a train derailment has led to a large release of toxic chemicals in the area.
As Trump helps Ohio, Biden, and his entire administration have not visited Ohio to help even once.
🚨BREAKING: Trump to donate thousands of gallons of cleaning supplies, and thirteen pallets of water on his visit with members of the community in East Palestine, Ohio.
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) February 22, 2023
Biden is currently, of course, attacking Russian President Vladimir Putin from a speech in Poland to support Ukraine, rather than supporting the American people.
Biden’s administration originally turned down a request for federal disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) told Ohio’s governor they’re not eligible to receive disaster assistance.
Once Trump announced his trip to Ohio last Friday, however, FEMA reversed its decision to reject a federal disaster request from Gov. Mike DeWine (R-OH).
“Biden and FEMA said they would not be sending federal aid to East Palestine. As soon as I announced that I’m going, he announced a team will go. Hopefully, he will also be there. This is good news because we got them to ‘move,’” Trump wrote in a statement and in a post on his booming social media platform Truth Social.
“A White House official told Fox News Digital on Friday that FEMA, the agency that usually provides relief to communities hit by hurricanes and other natural disasters, isn’t best equipped to support the state’s current needs,” according to a report.
The 50-car train derailment occurred on Feb. 3 on a Norfolk Southern Railroad carrying vinyl chloride.
“The company opted to release the gas from the derailed cars, releasing potentially deadly fumes and other dangerous chemicals into the air, to prevent a disastrous explosion. Local residents were told to evacuate the area during the release but were assured it was safe to return on Feb. 9,” Fox News reports.