By Brian Hughes | Washington Examiner
Obama will announce the expediting of $100 million in assistance for livestock producers, $60 million in food-bank funding for families affected by the drought and another $15 million for areas nationwide most severely harmed by dry conditions.
On a broader level, the president will use his trip to Fresno to urge leaders to do more to fight climate change. The president will call for a $1 billion “climate resilience fund” in his budget next month, according to the White House — but the proposal is likely dead on arrival in the Republican-controlled House.
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