Trump Claims California Is Wasting Water That Could Be Used To Fight Wildfires

Trump Claims California Is Wasting Water That Could Be Used To Fight Wildfires
Firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Lodoga, Calif., on  Tuesday.

The president blamed the intensity of the fires on state environmental policies, incorrectly claiming water that could be used to fight the fires is being pumped into the Pacific Ocean.

(Image credit: Noah Berger/AP)