Gavin Newsom is defying President Donald Trump and pulling National Guard troops from the border to start working on wildfire prevention efforts in the coming weeks.
Huffpost reports that the Guard is moving forward with Newsom’s plan.
That department, also known as Cal Fire, confirmed in a statement that it will start the 11-day training in April for those troops, who have been deployed at the California-Mexico border as part of Trump’s immigration crackdown.
A fire broke out at Coachella music festival in California in the early hours of April 13. The fire was reported near shower and camping facilities, with some social media users reporting the sounds of..