Critics Call for Obama to Cut Vacation Short to Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Critics Call for Obama to Cut Vacation Short to Visit Flood-Ravaged LouisianaPresident Obama so far has no plans to cut short his 16-day vacation in Martha’s Vineyard to visit flood-affected Louisiana. The White House is emphasizing the massive response led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist in recovery efforts, which has received praise from Louisiana’s Gov. John Bel Edwards. However, some critics are looking to connect what they see as a lackluster response compared to former President George W. Bush’s handling of Hurricane Katrina.

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