In a video posted to YouTube on Sunday, conservative commentator Benny Johnson visited East Palestine, giving residents who live closest to the train that derailed earlier this month $1,000 each.
“Welcome to East Palestine, Ohio. It’s a sweet, patriotic community, 5,000 people live here. They have homes here. Their children go to school here. There’s playgrounds, businesses, restaurants, and there’s also train tracks that run through the center of town. And on that train track there was a massive derailment a couple days ago,” Johnson began.
“Chemicals spilled into the air and into the water and into the soil. These people have to live with that now forever. Worse yet, …