Hirono calls for probe of NOAA support of Trump hurricane path claims

  • President Donald Trump holds a chart as he talks with reporters after receiving a briefing on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office of the White House on Sept. 4. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

KAILUA-KONA — In the wake of the controversy surrounding President Donald Trump and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii drafted and signed a letter Wednesday with 13 other senators asking for answers from the Department of Commerce.