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I'm to clear the air and understand how this could possibly happen and what we do now to stop this of the holidays -- less.
And no less than America's -- and perhaps the greatest crisis sees this country has ever known.
Rudy Giuliani on -- I heard about this and -- you've got to be kidding.
-- you have to be kidding I mean and the reality is that the response -- has not been that good.
And and all of that and what they keep insisting that -- go back to the very beginning when they didn't have water for 45 signs everywhere that our friends seven days.
I'm very active with the Twin Towers.
Fund that has been raising money.
People -- the street's mean -- were the ones delivering blankets delivering water.
When one day one day after the nor'easter FEMA to -- -- closed down their office remember that for whether -- -- -- -- -- -- whether.
So this is this is totally ridiculous and in the should be extended should be extended immediately.
-- told they had it set -- separately there's an issue -- the governor of New York or any affected state.
Has to decide whether an extension is warranted.
Then you get -- two.
-- to a two month extension.
Be that as it may do read it did FEMA should see the possibility that might not happen or there might be administrators -- -- where you don't -- thousands essentially thrown on the street.
So that's what should happen in a crisis I mean I remember September 11 George Pataki and I sat right next to.
Joseph Alba who's ahead of him you know -- we did that to cut out the bureaucracy so that I would have to submit something through Albany all they have to submitted through Washington and get back to.
People be dead -- the reality is.
The whole idea of FEMA.
The whole idea of emergency was to cut through the red tape you don't have this kind of problem minted governor should be able -- call today.
As you just get all done by you know 5 o'clock this afternoon that's the way you handle an emergency you cut out all this bureaucracy.
And the president promises that -- present when he came to New Jersey promised us no red tape we're gonna cause you know -- that would take.
-- mean the reality is red tape.
If -- -- -- do away with what he's -- Be dominant here and I'm not answers to these prices -- -- -- I've heard from one storm victim after another.
People still of this want to look this -- -- this form and then everyone in between saying I'm aware that come next week it's possible.
That the coverage for my saying at this hotel where I'm staying is gonna end.
You would know the debt tanks and sounds especially on the time of the holidays.
It you don't want to add to it so.
Shouldn't someone -- -- -- or the president is to not say you're covered right through the holidays or whatever you know -- -- -- of course -- and and they should've done a week ago not.
Hope hopefully they're -- knowing this was coming was marked my calendar was an imaginary date -- you know why that happens -- not really on top of the emergence from half a have had access to have a better government a bigger you know it's hard I -- -- -- -- -- administratively just can't get the job done what would you do.
We've got to cut through whatever the president the president has to be true his words are gonna cut out there they're gonna cut out the red tape -- -- gonna get made they gonna get.
The to get approved orally and you do the paperwork afterwards you -- all the time of the world of the paperwork.
Get the request approved so you disagree with the likes of New Jersey governor Chris Christie who gives high fives to see him and president.
I think all you have to do is look at how long this has lingered.
How bad the problems are just go take a trip to Staten Island go take a trip to breezy point go take a trip to Long Island.
I've been -- more often and have New Jersey so I know that better.
This has been a very very slow.
Response the recovery effort has been much slower than it has to be.
And and maybe they can salvage something now by you know acting decisively getting these people the coverage they need for the few more months -- they're gonna need before they can have.
-- a permanent housing and the permanent housing has held up because.
Of a lot of bureaucracy filling out the reports making sure pictures that you're getting the -- agent there on time and diesel pass along the features there's it's really there fault it's it's not.
Are -- the -- favorites favorites this to cut through that that's where that's that's up agency.
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