Republican and Democratic leaders will discuss the record-breaking temperatures and preparations for this year’s wildfire season – follow live
Joe Biden confirmed that his administration is taking steps to ensure federal firefighters are paid at least $15 an hour, with the possibility of bonuses for those on the front lines.
The president said he was shocked to discover last week that some firefighters are paid as little as $13 an hour.
Joe Biden is now meeting with governors of west-coast states as the region battles a historic heatwave that has caused record-high temperatures in many cities.
Tune in as I discuss wildfire prevention, preparedness, and response efforts. https://t.co/9QfAlFfPbs