FEMA Boss Fires Back At Brown

Source: Bobby Cervantes / Politico

FEMA Director Craig Fugate had a blunt response on Wednesay to his Bush-era predecessor who criticized President Barack Obama’s early preparation for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

“It’s better to be fast than to be late,” Fugate said on NPR’s “Morning Edition.”

Michael Brown, who ran the agency during Hurricane Katrina, told POLITICO Tuesday that he stood by his criticism that Obama moved too quickly federal relief and response to Sandy.

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