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Donald Trump was the 45th president of the United States. The FireRescue1 Donald Trump resource page includes news about the former president that impacts the fire and emergency services, including the extension of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund; honors and awards bestowed upon first responders; budget proposals, like those that impact funding for wildland firefighting and combatting the opioid epidemic; and declarations of national health emergencies, such as COVID-19.

The fire and evacuation occurred hours after the conclusion of testimony in the former president’s civil fraud trial case
A charge of disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds was filed in the District of Columbia against Andrew Williams, a Sanford firefighter
One woman was shot by the U.S. Capitol Police, and three others died in “medical emergencies,” per DC police
A woman who was killed by police was part of a crowd that was breaking down the doors to a barricaded room. Three other people died from medical emergencies during the protest
The Consolidated Appropriations Act does not include COVID-19 aid for state and local governments, but does include provisions to help fire and EMS
President Trump and Congress have 6 weeks to prioritize firefighter PPE, communications, program funding and more
A total of 2,226 union members voted, with 1,444 voting to uphold the endorsement and 782 voting to rescind it; the city’s Black firefighters’ organization sued IAFF Local 22 over the endorsement last week
While we don’t know what we will wake up to on Nov. 4, we must focus on professionalism, choosing to help, not acting as accelerant
The request outlined the financial impact of six massive wildfires that have ravaged the state in recent months
Philadelphia Firefighters and Paramedics Union IAFF Local 22 members gathered outside union headquarters to voice their opposition at a meeting
The firefighters’ organizations said they were not consulted before IAFF Local 22 announced the break with IAFF national leaders’ endorsement of Biden
Mr. President, may this time be a period of rest, reflection and renewal as you lead the nation during the COVID-19 national emergency
The IAFF Local 22 president criticized national union heads for endorsing Biden last April “without ... the consideration of the rank and file IAFF membership”
The Treasury Department acknowledges defunding the program between August 2016 and May 2020 to cover “delinquent Medicare Secondary Payer debt” owed by various entities within NYC
Attorney: Roger Stokes was incorrectly identified as the man in video following President Trump’s tweet
Melania Trump delivered a donation of boxed lunches prepared by the White House chefs, Be Best tote bags, reusable face masks and hand sanitizer
Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has lost $7.4 billion during the pandemic and cuts including essential workers may be necessary
The White House issued guidance for the next 15 days to mitigate the spread of COVID-19
More than $2 billion will go toward helping federal, state and local government agencies prepare for and respond to the threat
An emergency declaration by President Donald Trump would allow disaster relief funds to be used to assist state and local responses
The proposed budget includes a $50 million increase in funds to bolster the wildland fire management workforce
USFA would receive nearly $3 million in additional funding, while AFG and SAFER programs would be cut by more than $10 million
President Trump honored more than a dozen first responders at a White House ceremony for their bravery while protecting their communities
The Wildfire Management Technology Advancement Act includes a variety of natural resource programs, as well as provisions related to wildfire smoke
Some 800,000 federal workers have had to work without pay or have been kept from doing their jobs
The president tweeted that the money is being wasted because the wildfires would never have happened with proper forest management
Exploring emergency management solutions to the continual upward trend in government response and recovery spending
A somber President Trump toured the devastation of California’s deadly wildfires and vowed to marshal the power of the federal government to help