Friday, September 09, 2005

Shit finally hit the fan!

Breaking News

No surprise here. The head of FEMA, Michael Brown is sent packing.

WASHINGTON — Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Brown (search) is being removed from his role managing Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.

Brown is being sent back to Washington from Baton Rouge, where he was the primary official overseeing the federal government's response to the disaster, FOX News has confirmed. Brown will be replaced by Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad W. Allen, who was overseeing New Orleans relief and rescue efforts.

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is scheduled to hold a press conference in Baton Rouge at 1:45 EDT. It's expected Chertoff will then announce the decision about Brown.


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