From Merica Now: “President Trump just declared than an Emergency exists in Washington DC and ordered Federal Assistance due to the conditions of the 59th Presidential Inauguration from January 11th to January 24th.
“The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate any disaster relief efforts.
“It is unclear if this will be for the couple dozen “Insurrectionists” or for a potential BLM/Antifa Mob.
“Conservatives dont have a history of burning cities down, unlike the Left so possibly this is for when Leftists Celebrations turn into Riots.
“To add to potential conspiracies; Maybe he is doing this because he knows he will win still and the Left will “Peacefully Protest” as a result.” Read more here: .
President Donald J. Trump Approves District of Columbia Emergency Declaration
Issued on: January 11, 2021
Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the District of Columbia and ordered Federal assistance to supplement the District’s response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from the 59th Presidential Inauguration from January 11 to January 24, 2021.
The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the purpose of alleviating the hardship and suffering caused by the emergency on the local population, and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, and to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the District of Columbia.
Specifically, FEMA is authorized to identify, mobilize, and provide at its discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures, limited to direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 100 percent Federal funding.
Pete Gaynor, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Thomas J. Fargione as the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal recovery operations in the affected area.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION MEDIA SHOULD CONTACT THE FEMA NEWS DESK AT (202) 646-3272 OR FEMA-NEWS-DESK@FEMA.DHS.GOV.WhiteHouse.gov