Biden Maui Visit Set for Monday: Offering Support to Wildfire Victims and Response Teams
Tonight recovery teams here in Lahaina nearly complete their grim search for the missing..
Or some grief is turning to anger amid this mountain of loss.
Bracing for a death toll still expected to rise, at least 2200 buildings are gone, most homes.
The president is expected in Maui tomorrow but not welcomed by all.
But people hardly said about the president, we don’t need you.
Don’t come here, stay out of our way., get rid of the red tape.
Facing criticism for what some call a tepid response in the days after the fires.
White House staff says the president has been working behind the scenes to provide support and relief to those most in need.
Fema is offering meals, housing, and an initial $700 payment to survivors who say it is not nearly enough to start rebuilding their homes and lives.
Planning to meet with victims and response teams the President’s visit comes three days after Maui’s top emergency Management officials resigned.
When he stood by his decision to not sound emergency sirens that
Often indicating a tsunami, local leaders including the governor, appeared to
Stand by his side.
But today he offered this suddenly stark rebuke.
Tonight in Maui the demand for accountability.
The plea for presidential help, and the endless sea of heartbreak.
The death toll officially stands at 114, more than 85%
Of the burn zone now searched, but there.