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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico / Long, Honore Interviews #1116439

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier interview held with FEMA administrator Brock Long about the unified command response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. [LONG - outlines what is being done with communication coming in, how commodities are getting out & hospitals are being sustained.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Gen Russel Honore about the government response in Puerto Rico. [From New Orleans, HONORE†- offers views on how the operation is not yet reaching the people, how policy guidance is needed from President Trump because the bureaucracy is operating too slow & we need movement to save lives, how we lost 8 days to waive the Jones Act & the need for the general to be on the ground with the governor: too slow & not scaled right.] Other material: [In response to CNN'S Jonathan Karl, Homeland Security adviser Tom BOSSERT†- explains why it took 8 days to get a general there.]

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