Political action committee, The Lincoln Project is criticizing Trump for deregulations on railroad safety put in place during his administration in wake of his visit to East Palestine Wednesday.

The group put an ad on its Twitter page stating that Trump had dismantled an Obama era rule requiring railroad companies to update their braking systems.

"As Donald Trump travels to East Palestine today, let's ask him one question: why did he end the railroad regulations? Regulations that would have kept us safe from the Norfolk Southern railway accident," the ad said.

In a press release, Lincoln Project co-founder Rick Wilson described Trump's visit as "bad political theater."

"Trump doesn't give a damn about the people of East Palestine, Ohio or any other American. He isn't in office and when he was, did nothing on their behalf. It's a transparent attempt to change the story from his failures as a president," Wilson said.

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