LA Mayor Hosts Trump Administration Officials For Tour Of Homeless ‘Humanitarian Crisis’


THE COAST GUARD IS CONTINUED TO RAISE THE BOAT. PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REPORTEDLY CONSIDERING A PLAN TO DEMOLISH HOMELESS IN CAMP IS IN CALIFORNIA’S BIGGEST CITIES TO MOVE PEOPLE AND GOVERNMENT FACILITIES. WE ARE TOLD HE IS SENT A TEAM TO L.A. TO TOUR AREAS OF THE CITY HARDEST HIT BY THE CRISIS. KCAL 9’S TOM WAIT IS LIVE DOWNTOWN WITH MORE ON THAT STORY. REPORTER: JEFF THE TEAM WAS IN L.A. TOURING WITH THE MAYOR’S OFFICE LOOKING AS HIM THE HARDEST HIT AREAS OF THE CITY HIT BY HOMELESSNESS. AS YOU CAN IMAGINE THE PRESIDENTS PROPOSE PLAN IS DRAWING INTENSE CRITICISM. IN DOWNTOWN L.A. HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT SITE AS OUR BRIGHT LIGHT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S RADAR RESOURCES IN L.A. MAYOR’S OFFICE CONFIRM REPRESENTATIVES OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WERE IN THE CITY TODAY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE HOMELESS CRISIS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THAT WAS THE PRESIDENT IN JULY. TODAY THE “WASHINGTON POST” REPORTED TRUMP’S PARTICULARLY ADJUSTED IN SKID ROW AND DIRECTED FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO TOUR PARTS OF THE CITY HEAVILY IMPACTED BY HOMELESSNESS. ONE OPTION REPORTEDLY BEING CONSIDERED REMOVING A CAM AT AND FORCIBLY MOVING PEOPLE INTO GOVERNMENT FACILITIES THOUGH IT’S NOT CLEAR IF THE PROPOSAL IS LEGAL. THE PROFESSOR OF GOVERNMENT AT CLAREMONT MAKENNA COLLEGE. THERE ARE THINGS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COULD DO. IT COULD INCREASE HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES. IT COULD INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF GROUP HOMES TO PEOPLE WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES. THEY ARE LOTS OF REAL THINGS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COULD DO BUT IT’S NOT CLEAR THAT TRUMP’S INTERESTED IN DOING ANYTHING. MAYOR GARCETTI SENT A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT WHICH READS IN PART I APPRECIATE YOUR VISIT AND THEIR CITIES WORK ON HOMELESSNESS. THE PRESIDENT SHOULD BE APPLAUDED FOR STEPPING IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY SAYS. WE NEED SOLUTIONS. NEED TO FIX OUR PROBLEM. THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE HAS LET THIS POEM GO. A LAKE COUNCILMEMBERS MITCH O’FARRELL IS THE CHAIR OF THE HOMELESS AND POVERTY COMMITTEE. THINGS THAT I’VE KOETHER CONCERNING IN TERMS OF CRACKING DOWN ON HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT AND RELOCATING TO GOVERNMENT SITES. SOUNDS AWFUL LIGHT LIKE INTERNMENT. PRESIDENT TRUMP WILL BE IN CALIFORNIA NEXT WEEK FOR FUND-RAISERS IN SAN DIEGO L.A. IN THE BAY AREA.

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