Skip to comments.Feds deny Walz's request for aid to rebuild after riots (disaster area after Biden rally)
Posted on 07/11/2020 11:35:59 AM PDT by Libloather
The federal government has denied Gov. Tim Walz's request for aid to help rebuild and repair Twin Cities structures that were damaged in the unrest following George Floyd's death.
Walz asked President Donald Trump to declare a "major disaster" for the state of Minnesota in his request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on July 2. More than 1,500 buildings were damaged by fires, looting and vandalism in the days of unrest that followed Floyd's May 25 death in Minneapolis police custody, racking up more than $500 million in damages, according to Walz.
The governor's spokesman, Teddy Tschann, confirmed late Friday that the request for federal aid was denied.
"The Governor is disappointed that the federal government declined his request for financial support," Tschann said in a statement. "As we navigate one of the most difficult periods in our state's history, we look for support from our federal government to help us through."
Many small businesses and grocery stores, pharmacies and post offices were damaged during the unrest. In his letter to FEMA, Walz said what happened in the Twin Cities after Floyd's death was the second most destructive incident of civil unrest in U.S. history, after the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.
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You let it happen, you clean up the self-inflicted mess, libtard.
That is definitely a State problem.
I agree with this. This is a product of your gross mismanagement, so you fix it.
Great news! America absolutely should not be on the hook for a leftarded city’s problem.
As if any of that money would go to those who lost their business or livelihood.
President Trump should say, "Okay, fine. Give me a list of the people who you want the money to go to and we'll write them the check.
Excellent, let them rot.
NOT a natural disaster
You effed it.
You fix it.
Walz asked President Donald Trump for federal aid, and the request was denied.
Nope, You caused this to happen. Clean it up yourself. Dumb-ass libs!!
That's probably the main reason why the aid got denied.
The money would have went to "community" groups and BLM.
The Governor did nothing to stop the riots and looting. He should be forced out of office since he choose not to do his job.
I agree. No money to any state or city that failed to end the riots on day one.
Raise your taxes 100%. Problem solved.
Trumpie do not give those low life, scum & vermin Minnesota, Democrats one cent...screw them. Their beloved BLMs and “Fake News” should pay for all damages and lawsuits against the state. I am hoping an praying that Minnesota goes bankrupt!!! Ask Obama, Biden and Biden’s drug & criminal, son Hunter for the cash!!!
They’ve got a lot of nerve asking the rest of the USA to pay for the fruits of their basic incompetence.
Amen!: “You let it happen, you clean up the self-inflicted mess, libtard!”
We believe in capitalism. If there are businesses who want to rebuild, let them rebuild. If not, the residents of affected areas will just have to take the government subsidized bus to go to other areas where thriving businesses are still doing business.
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