ABC News: “Trump targets California for plan to deal with homeless on ‘our best streets'”

ABC News: “Trump targets California for plan to deal with homeless on ‘our best streets'”

“President Donald Trump continued to blame local officials in California for an increase in the number of homeless people living on “our best streets,” echoing previous comments about the image hurting the “prestige” of high-profile cities…

“Amie Fishman, executive director of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California, said she’s concerned about reports the Trump administration could try to use law enforcement to force people experiencing homelessness in California into federal shelters.

‘We know the public support is behind these housing first strategies. What we don’t need is shelters and cages and prisons, it’s absurd to have to say that but we need homes for our vulnerable community members, not to lock people up. And it’s exactly the kind of rhetoric Trump has used to divide us,’ she said.” 

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