Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre

White House and federal officials are in close contact with state and local officials on the frontlines of these fires, and FEMA and the U.S. Forest Service are providing assistance to — to the state. Specifically, FEMA has issued two fire management assistant grants to support Texas and one grant for Oklahoma.

The National Interagency Fire Center and the U.S. Forest Service are also providing firefighting assistance, including tanker planes. As always, we stand ready to provide further support as needed.

And tomorrow, following Secretary Becerra’s trip to Alabama, the White House Gender Policy Council and Office of Public Engagement will host a listening session on the importance of access to IVF following a devastating Alabama Supreme Court decision.






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