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Army general who fixed Bush’s failure after Katrina warns Trump administration isn’t prepared for Hurricane Florence
Tuesday, President Donald Trump swore that his administration was prepared for Hurricane Florence as it bears down on the east coast. Then again, they said that about Hurricane Maria too. While the government finally acknowledged failure after failure, Trump called the hurricane an “unsung success” story.
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré (ret) was the man sent to New Orleans in wake of President George W. Bush’s failure after Hurricane Katrina.
“What I heard FEMA say was they had 800,000 liters of water,” he said. “If you evacuate a million people, the math don’t work. They have less than half a million meals. They need to stay out of logistics and make sure we’ve got the response ready dealing with assistance from large units like the military to help do the search and rescue.”
" All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force. " — George Orwell.
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