Obama and his Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have even drawn praise from Republicans such as Govs. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Bob McDonnell of Virginia, both prominent supporters of Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney. Christie said, "The president has been all over this and he deserves great credit." McDonnell said the federal response was "incredibly fast and we're very grateful." He said Obama has been "direct and personal" in handing the crisis.<quoted text>
Archive staff members told FBI agents they saw Berger placing items in his jacket and pants, and one archive staffer told agents that Berger also placed something in his socks.
Maybe they started this "vast rightwing conspiracy"....
Obama got ahead of the curve from the start, cancelling campaign trips in order to stay in Washington to supervise the relief effort.
In contrast, President George W. Bush and his administration seemed slow off the mark in their response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. informed about the devastation and misery Katrina was causing.