Democrats are at it again, this time MSNBC host, Andrea Mitchell, had her eye on FEMA. She tried to say that FEMA was not doing its job and blamed the organization for misappropriation of funds. But little did she know that FEMA Administrator Brock Long was ready to correct her twisted facts.
Mitchell started in on Long trying to accuse FEMA of failing to properly do its job.
“Well, we have teams down there nonstop..The fact is, just as after Katrina, where there was infrastructure in parts of New Orleans, that is a federal responsibility. These are American citizens.”
But Long was not having it.
“Uh, no, you’re actually wrong on that. It’s not a federal responsibility to upkeep the infrastructure. Actually, most of the infrastructure in this company is owned by the private sector. FEMA does not control the maintenance of infrastructure…” Long had to ask for special permission to fix the some of the crumbling infrastructures as it’s not part of FEMA’s job to fix the unmaintained island.
Mitchell then went on to claim that FEMA did not properly allocate resources to people that needed fuel.
Long explained that FEMA sent “over $2 billion in food and commodities” to Puerto Rico after the storm, but resources were not coming solely from the FEMA. Local groceries and the community are also supposed to help the people of the island. FEMA cannot be the sole responder.
The MSNBC Host tried one more time this time bringing up a congressman claims FEMA reappropriated almost 10 million to ICE.
“Right now, that money has nothing to do with what you see behind me,” Long said, pointing to the FEMA agents behind him. “It does not pay for this response, it is not coming out of the disaster relief fund, it has no impact on our efforts to be prepared in Florence.”
“Unfortunately, we have a congressman that is playing politics on the back of Florence. There’s no story there.”
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It is sad the MSM is now attacking FEMA. The very organization that aims to help people in a disaster. But it just goes to show that the depths they will sink to.