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Hurricane Katrina / Recovery / Gulf Coast #819115

FNC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 2005
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) The return of former Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton to the Hurricane Katrina disaster zone to hand out relief money noted.

(Washington: Major Garrett) The Mississippi government's complaints that Congress is stalling the rebuilding effort featured. [Gulfport Mayor Brent WARR†- says we need help.] [Mississippi Governor Haley BARBOUR†- says the biggest obstacle is uncertainty about what Congress will do.] [Representative Charlie MELANCON†- says no one's listening to requests for help.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The release of a 2004 memo warning FEMA that its emergency response teams were not getting proper training, and e-mails showing that Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco may have been napping the afternoon before Katrina hit noted.

Smith, Shepard;
Garrett, Major

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