The governor of New York is a democrat but the point is the same.<quoted text>And you're an imbecile. BTW Cuomo is a (D) and Christie is just barely an (R).
Those who are still suffering lost their homes, jobs or both. It takes a while to rebuild water damaged homes. They're still rebuilding after Isaac along the gulf as well and without having to deal with cold weather and the layers of NY and NJ building codes.
It was a democrat governor who wouldn't give Bush permission to take control of her state.
But I will rephrase for your benefit.
A democrat governor and a republican governor didn't need to give Obama permission to take control of their states.
You get the picture. Maybe not.