‘It’s not a Democrat or a Republican thing’: Biden emphasizes need to address climate crisis – live

9.50pm BST

Good afternoon and happy Monday. Dani Anguiano here taking over the Guardian’s live US politics coverage for the next few hours.

Joe Biden is on his way to California to survey wildfire damage, as the state battles a devastating fire season that is on track to outpace that of 2020, the state’s worst fire season on record.

Related: Biden to highlight link between extreme wildfires and climate crisis in trip to California

9.30pm BST

That’s it from me today. My west coast colleague, Dani Anguiano, will take over the blog for the next few hours.

Here’s where the day stands so far:

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Source: theguardian