Florida and the South Eastern coast of the United States is dealing with a HUGE storm….
The Republican Governor of Florida used to think giving government money to states for emergencies was ‘wrong’….
He NOW will stand in line to get money and help from the President, a Democrat….
The Florida and Texas credo of ‘Your on your own’ is fine politically..
Doesn’t work in reality….
Not for emergencies and actually?
Not for day to day….
The Federal Government, money, guidance and security is there everyday, night, month and year…..
It’s NOT just about when you come crying and knocking on the door…..
President Joe Biden on Thursday praised the Federal Emergency Management Agency for its response to Hurricane Ian, telling the room full of FEMA workers that they’re restoring Americans’ faith in their government.
Biden stopped to speak to the workers after attending a FEMA briefing on the hurricane’s devastation in Florida. He said over the past six to 10 years, faith in government institutions has been eroding….
Asked Thursday about his calls with GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Biden brushed off the divergent politics and rhetorical sparring between the two men that have escalated in recent weeks ahead of November’s midterm elections. Already Biden has issued a disaster declaration in the state, which will provide Florida with federal aid to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in impacted areas. The president also said he will travel to Florida when conditions allow.
“This is not about anything having to do with our disagreements politically. This is about saving people’s lives, homes and businesses,” he said. “That’s what this is about.”….