Joe Biden spent the weekend in Delaware relaxing on the beach.
A reporter asked him to comment on the devastating fires that have so far claimed 96 lives.
But Joe Biden responded to the tragic Hawaii fires with two words that could come back to haunt him in 2024.
Americans were shocked and horrified by the scenes coming out of Maui, Hawaii, where a raging wildfire swept through and left a path of death and destruction in its wake.
With the death toll reportedly up to 96, this is already the deadliest wildfire the United States has seen in the past century.
But according to Maui Police Chief John Pelletier, the number is expected to rise as only 3% of the affected areas have been searched with cadaver dogs.
“Three percent,” he said. “That’s what’s been searched with the dogs. Three percent.”
Americans are raising money and donating supplies to help those in the devastated areas.
Oprah Winfrey, a part-time Maui resident, visited an emergency shelter on the fire-ravaged island to show the plight of the evacuees on the ground.
“Hawaii News Now reports that Winfrey said on her visit Sunday that it’s critical that aid gets to residents fast,” The Associated Press reported. “Winfrey warned that news crews will eventually depart from the destruction, while the world will move on.”
However, she noted that “we’re all still going to be here trying to figure out what is the best way to rebuild. I will be here for the long haul, doing what I can.”
Former President Barack Obama also filmed a video message promoting a live telethon to raise money for the American Red Cross of Hawaii.
“As someone who grew up in Hawaii, someone who has taken my family to enjoy the incredible beauty of that island and the hospitality of the people of Lahaina, we now find ourselves mourning the lives that are lost,” Obama said. “Thoughts and prayers are not enough,” he continued, before asking Americans to “provide direct support to people who are desperately in need.”
Left-wing Democrats like Winfrey and Obama responded to the tragedy by encouraging Americans to help support the local residents.
But President Joe Biden spent the weekend relaxing on the beach and was apparently not very concerned about the rising death toll in Maui.
Bloomberg White House reporter Justin Sink managed to get a two-word response from Biden on the death toll in Hawaii.
“No comment,” Biden replied when asked to comment on the situation.
Sink wrote about the interaction on X.
“After a couple hours on the Rehoboth beach, @potus was asked about the rising death toll in Hawaii,” Sink wrote. “‘No comment,’ he said before heading home.”
After a couple hours on the Rehoboth beach, @potus was asked about the rising death toll in Hawaii
“No comment,” he said before heading home pic.twitter.com/Y0UmXirju9
— Justin Sink (@justinsink) August 13, 2023
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