Trent Conaway, the mayor of East Palestine, Ohio, has put Joe Biden on notice over the Democrat president’s lack of interest in the small town’s toxic train derailment disaster.
Conway accused Biden of neglecting his domestic responsibilities while visiting Ukraine on Monday.
The mayor also blasted the president for “giving away millions of dollars” to fund the foreign nation’s war effort.
Conway said: “That was the biggest slap in the face.
“That tells you right now he doesn’t care about us.
“He can send every agency he wants to, but I found out this morning that he was in Ukraine giving millions of dollars away to people over there and not to us…on President’s Day in our country.
“So I’m furious.”
WATCH: East Palestine, Ohio Mayor Trent Conaway says he was “furious” to find out Pres. Biden was “in the Ukraine giving millions of dollars away to people over there” on President’s Day:
“That was the biggest slap in the face. That tells you right now he doesn’t care about us.” pic.twitter.com/jgc6FlTS16
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) February 21, 2023
“What East Palestine needs is much more expansive than what FEMA can provide,” a Biden administration official said.
“FEMA is on the frontlines when there is a hurricane or tornado.
“This situation is different.”
Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s Response To Question About Criticism Of The Government’s Handling Of The Disaster In East Palestine
“Look, I was mayor of my hometown for eight years. We dealt with a lot of disasters.”pic.twitter.com/T1qV76MiJ7
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) February 21, 2023