JOE BIDEN/OHIO/UKRAINE: “Former President Donald Trump is set to visit East Palestine, Ohio, on Wednesday to tour the site of a toxic train derailment amid growing frustration from residents and leaders about the federal government’s response to their safety concerns…

Trump has seized on Biden’s decision to make a surprise visit to Ukraine this week when the president has yet to see the situation firsthand in East Palestine. Biden was traveling back from Poland on Wednesday after marking the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

‘You have people in Ohio that are desperate need of help,’ Trump said Monday during a Presidents Day appearance in Florida. ‘Those are great people and they were abandoned. But now I think they won’t be abandoned any longer,’ he added in an interview the same day with Real America’s Voice.”

-Jill Colvin and John Seewer, “Trump, reprising White House role, to tour train derailment,” apnews.com, February 22, 2023