Flint, Michigan and its water crisis no longer dominates the headlines, but that doesn’t mean the struggle against lead contamination has ended for residents.
On Wednesday, the mayor of Flint will meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ongoing water problem during his visit to the Wolverine State. Mayor Karen Weaver, who has vociferously criticized state and federal officials lack of response during the water scandal, said she was “thankful” that the president reached out to her to “discuss the Flint Water Crisis,” in a statement Wednesday morning. “I will be asking the President to do all things within his power to make our city whole and great again after the horrific man-made injustice that was caused here. I will not rest until the residents and businesses that I have the pleasure of serving are able to drink, cook and bathe with water straight from the tap which is a basic Human Right!,” she said.