CHINA/EDUCATION/FEMA/INFRASTRUCTURE/OBAMA/PHARMA/PUERTO RICO: “Today, I announced two of the LARGEST grants in history to Puerto Rico to rebuild its electrical grid system and education system. My Administration will be awarding $13 BILLION through FEMA – the largest obligations of funding ever awarded… …Obama killed the pharmaceutical manufacturing business in Puerto Rico. We are bringing it back […]

Read More… from 9/18/2020


EDUCATION/FEMA/JOE BIDEN: “Trump’s FEMA director is cutting schools loose. Just yesterday, FEMA announced that they will not help pay for cloth masks and other PPE for school settings claiming these basic health and safety costs for schools do not qualify for emergency assistance. As I said, this is a national emergency and Donald Trump and […]

Read More… from 9/2/2020


2020 ELECTION/FEMA/FIRST RESPONDERS/JOE BIDEN/NATURAL DISASTERS/POLICE/POLLS/TEXAS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Now that Biden’s Polls are dropping fast, he has agreed to get out of his basement and start campaignin,’in ten days.’ Sadly, that is a very slow reaction time for a President. Our beloved USA needs a much faster, smarter, and tougher response than that. Get out there […]

Read More… from 8/29/2020


FEMA/MICHIGAN/MILITARY/NATURAL DISASTERS: “We have sent our best Military & @FEMA Teams, already there. Governor must now ‘set you free’ to help. Will be with you soon! RT @realDonaldTrump My team is closely monitoring the flooding in Central Michigan – Stay SAFE and listen to local officials. Our brave First Responders are once again stepping up to […]

Read More… from 5/20/2020


CORONAVIRUS/FEMA/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Spending the morning speaking to @fema and Military relative to CoronaVirus. Also, spoke to leaders of various countries including Poland, South Korea and Bahrain. Last night had a very gold conversation with the President of Mexico on numerous topics. Border is very strong!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 18, 2020 10:51 am […]

Read More… from 4/18/2020


FEMA/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “So proud of the @USACEHQ, @FEMA, and the Federal Government for the 2,900 bed hospital they built in 4 days (way ahead of schedule) in the Javits Center for NY. We are now moving the teams to join others so they can continue to build more hospitals/beds. Keep up the GREAT […]

Read More… from 3/29/2020


FEMA/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The four hospitals that we (FEMA) are building in NYC at the Javits Convention Center are moving along very well, ahead of schedule. Many additional ventilators also delivered. Good conversation with Governor Cuomo!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 25, 2020 9:49 am […]

Read More… from 3/25/2020


FEMA/NOMINATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The White House will pull the nomination of Jeffrey Byard to be the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency after a federal inquiry into a possible barroom altercation involving Mr. Byard prompted concern in Congress and the White House, according to federal officials familiar with the investigation. While the F.B.I. […]

Read More… from 9/18/2019


FEMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @FEMA_Pete: I met with @NCemergency officials today to discuss @fema support as they assess damage and address needs in hard-hit communi…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 9, 2019 5:40 am […]

Read More… from 9/9/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you to Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis for your very gracious and kind words in saying that without the help of the United States and me, their would have been many more casualties. I give all credit to FEMA, the U.S. Coast Guard, & the brave people of the Bahamas..”  […]

Read More… from 9/7/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The @USCG, @FEMA, and all others, along with other countries that have been helping, have been asked to move people in the badly hit sections of the Bahamas to other sections of the Bahamas….” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 6, 2019 6:56 pm […]

Read More… from 9/6/2019


FEMA/MEDIA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT : “….Instead it turned North and went up the coast, where it continues now. In the one model through Florida, the Great State of Alabama would have been hit or grazed. In the path it took, no. Read my FULL FEMA statement. What I said was accurate! All Fake News in […]

Read More… from 9/5/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I am monitoring Hurricane Dorian and receiving frequent briefings and updates. It is important to heed the directions of your State and Local Officials. This is an extremely dangerous storm, please prepare and be safe! @FEMA @NWS @NOAA @Readygov @FLSERT https://t.co/Fee9EB1wQk”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 30, 2019 11:13 pm […]

Read More… from 8/30/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “To everyone on the Gulf Coast: As you make preparations to protect your homes & loved ones from flooding & the coming storm, it is imperative that you heed the directions of @FEMA, State & Local Officials. We are working closely w/ them. Please be prepared, be careful, & be SAFE!”  […]

Read More… from 7/11/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Just spoke to Governor @AsaHutchinson of the Great State of Arkansas to inform him that FEMA and the Federal Government will do whatever is necessary to help out with what has turned out to be Record Flooding. Asa and local officials are doing a great job!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 28, […]

Read More… from 5/28/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Spoke with @GovStitt of Oklahoma last night from Japan because of the devastating tornadoes. Told him that @FEMA and the federal government are fully behind him and the great people of Oklahoma.” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 28, 2019 3:11 am […]

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FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….are GREAT, but the politicians are incompetent or corrupt. Puerto Rico got far more money than Texas & Florida combined, yet their government can’t do anything right, the place is a mess – nothing works. FEMA & the Military worked emergency miracles, but politicians like…..” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 1, […]

Read More… from 4/1/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Hours after a deadly tornado ripped through Alabama over the weekend, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to promise the state would receive ‘A Plus treatment’ from the federal government as local officials began their recovery. But the president’s strongly worded commitment – and his decision to visit the state on Friday, just days […]

Read More… from 3/8/2019


FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “FEMA has been told directly by me to give the A Plus treatment to the Great State of Alabama and the wonderful people who have been so devastated by the Tornadoes. @GovernorKayIvey, one of the best in our Country, has been so informed. She is working closely with FEMA (and me!).” […]

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FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “FEMA has been told directly by me to give the A Plus treatment to the Great State of Alabama and the wonderful people who have been so devastated by the Tornadoes. @GovIvey, one of the best in our Country, has been so informed. She is working closely with FEMA (and me!).” […]

Read More… from 3/4/2019


FEMA/NOMINATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump has nominated a senior Federal Emergency Management Agency official to lead the agency, following director Brock Long’s resignation earlier this week. Jeffrey Byard is currently FEMA’s associate administrator for the Office of Response and Recovery, the ‘senior-most executive over disaster response, recovery, logistics, and field operations,’ according to […]

Read More… from 2/15/2019


BORDER/FEMA/GOVERNMENT/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says what’s happening on the U.S. southern border is no emergency. W. Craig Fugate, who ran the national disaster agency for nearly eight years under President Barack […]

Read More… from 1/10/2019


CALIFORNIA/FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forest fires that, with proper Forest Management, would never happen. Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money. It is a disgraceful situation in lives & money!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 1/9/2019


CALIFORNIA/FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Billions of dollars are sent to the State of California for Forrest fires that, with proper Forrest Management, would never happen. Unless they get their act together, which is unlikely, I have ordered FEMA to send no more money. It is a disgraceful situation in lives & money!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 1/9/2019


CALIFORNIA/FEMA/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Was just briefed by @FEMA_Brock and @SecretaryZinke, who are in California. Thank you to the great Firefighters, First Responders and @FEMA for the incredible job they are doing w/ the California Wildfires. Our Nation appreciates your heroism, courage & genius. God Bless you all!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, November 14, 2018 2:35 […]

Read More… from 11/14/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…Looks to be a Cat. 3 which is even more intense than Florence. Good news is, the folks in the Pan Handle can take care of anything. @FEMA and First Responders are ready – be prepared! #HurricaneMichael” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 9, 2018 11:00 am […]

Read More… from 10/9/2018


FEMA/LAWSUIT/NEW YORK/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Three New Yorkers are suing in federal court to try to halt a test scheduled for Wednesday [10-3-18] of a system that allows President Donald Trump or any future president to send alert messages to the cellphones of all Americans. The activists filed the suit last week in U.S. District Court […]

Read More… from 10/1/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/MILITARY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “…that FEMA, our Military, and our First Responders, who are all unbelievable, are a disaster and not doing a good job. This will be a total lie, but that’s what they do, and everybody knows it!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 18, 2018 10:50 am […]

Read More… from 9/18/2018


FEMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “RT @CBPFlorida: ??@CBP personnel and assets are in place responding with @fema. Aircrews and teams?? from across the country are staging at…” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 17, 2018 4:47 am […]

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FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “FEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement are working really hard on hurricane Florence. As the storm begins to finally recede, they will kick into an even higher gear. Very Professional!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 16, 2018 11:09 am […]

Read More… from 9/16/2018


FEMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you Brock – it is my honor! ‘We (@FEMA) have never had the support that we have had from this President.’ Administrator @FEMA_Brock” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 15, 2018 3:41 pm  […]

Read More… from 9/15/2018


DHS/FEMA/TRUMP PEOPLE: “The White House considered replacing Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long, who is the subject of an ongoing Department of Homeland Security inspector general investigation, before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday [9-14-18]. Citing a source familiar with the matter, the newspaper reported that senior White […]

Read More… from 9/14/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Great job FEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement – not easy, very dangerous, tremendous talent. America is proud of you. Keep it all going – finish strong!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 14, 2018 8:54 pm […]

Read More… from 9/14/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I was just briefed on Hurricane Florence. FEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement are supplied and ready. We are with you! https://t.co/mP7icn0Yzl https://t.co/a8KQ0lcoSD“ -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 13, 2018 12:26 pm […]

Read More… from 9/13/2018


DHS/ETHICS/FEMA/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long is the target of an ongoing Department of Homeland Security inspector general investigation into whether he misused government vehicles during his commutes to North Carolina from Washington, according to three people familiar with the matter, including current and former administration officials. The actions by Long, the […]

Read More… from 9/13/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A year after presiding over a sluggish and chaotic response to a devastating storm in Puerto Rico, the Trump administration girded on Wednesday for a test of its ability to do better as Hurricane Florence continued to bear down on the Carolina coast. If responding to the destruction from Hurricane Maria […]

Read More… from 9/12/2018


DEMS/DHS/FEMA/HURRICANE/ICE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As a potentially catastrophic hurricane bears down on the East Coast of the US, the shifting of $10 million from FEMA’s operating budget to fund immigration detention and deportations is drawing condemnation from Democrats. But that’s a drop in the bucket. The Trump administration this summer quietly redirected $200 million from all […]

Read More… from 9/12/2018


FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Hurricane Florence is looking even bigger than anticipated. It will be arriving soon. FEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement are supplied and ready. Be safe!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 12, 2018 5:58 am […]

Read More… from 9/12/2018


DEMS/DHS/FEMA/ICE/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Department of Homeland Security transferred nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a budget document released by a Democratic senator late Tuesday [9-11-18] night, diverting funds from the relief agency at the start of the hurricane season that began in June. The […]

Read More… from 9/12/2018


DHS/FEMA/HURRICANE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “Was just briefed via phone by @DHSgov @SecNielsen and @FEMA @FEMA_Brock, along with @VP Mike Pence and Chief of Staff, John Kelly on incoming storm which is very dangerous. Heed the directions of your State and Local Officials – and know that WE are here for you. Be SAFE! https://t.co/sN8D5NvrBa“ –Donald […]

Read More… from 9/10/2018


FEMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Thank you to everyone at @FEMA HQ for today’s briefing on preparations for the upcoming hurricane season. Disaster response and recovery is best achieved when it’s federally supported, state managed, and locally executed – this is the successful model we will continue to build. https://t.co/xpm7IRiZwn“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 6, 2018 4:41 […]

Read More… from 6/6/2018


FEMA/MELANIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Melania Trump’s disappearing act is over. The first lady showed herself in public Wednesday [6-6-18] for the first time in nearly a month, seated alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a briefing on the federal government’s preparedness for the hurricane season that began June 1. The routine meeting at Federal Emergency […]

Read More… from 6/6/2018


FEMA/MELANIA: “First lady Melania Trump on Wednesday [6-6-18] will make her first public appearance in front of press cameras, 26 days since she last did so on May 10, her communications director Stephanie Grisham confirmed to CNN. Trump will join President Donald Trump for a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters in Washington for […]

Read More… from 6/5/2018


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “The mission for the Federal Emergency Management Agency was clear: Hurricane Maria had torn through Puerto Rico, and hungry people needed food. Thirty million meals needed to be delivered as soon as possible. For this huge task, FEMA tapped Tiffany Brown, an Atlanta entrepreneur with no experience in large-scale disaster relief and at […]

Read More… from 2/6/2018


FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “A spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday [1-31-18] that the agency’s plan to end its distribution of emergency food and water in Puerto Rico and turn that responsibility over to the Puerto Rican government would not take effect on Jan. 31. ‘Provision of those commodities will continue,’ spokesman William Booher […]

Read More… from 1/31/2018


FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “Politicians from both political parties reacted angrily to news of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s plan to end shipment of emergency food and water supplies to storm-battered Puerto Rico. On Tuesday [1-30-18], several lawmakers called on the agency to reverse its decision. Details of FEMA’s plan – which the agency said would take […]

Read More… from 1/31/2018


CRISIS/FEMA/JUSTICE DEPARTMENT/PUERTO RICO: “Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló has asked the Justice Department to investigate the island’s public electric utility after federal agents said they found large quantities of critical rebuilding materials stored in a warehouse owned by the public utility. On Saturday [1-6-18], employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Army […]

Read More… from 11/11/2018


FEMA/RELIGION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Less than four months after President Donald Trump suggested churches should be able to receive federal disaster relief funds, officials have changed federal policies to make it easier for religious institutions to qualify for such aid. With lawsuits pending in Texas and Florida from churches and synagogues challenging the limits, the Federal […]

Read More… from 1/3/2018


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “A main power line that serves the northern half of Puerto Rico failed Thursday [11-9-17], knocking out electricity to seven cities that had only recently regained service and dealing a major setback to the island’s desperate efforts to regain normality. Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria completely disabled Puerto Rico’s power grid, […]

Read More… from 11/9/2017


FBI/FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating a decision by Puerto Rico’s power authority to award a $300 million contract to a tiny Montana energy firm to rebuild electrical infrastructure damaged in Hurricane Maria, according to people familiar with the matter. Agents from the FBI’s San Juan field office are looking into circumstances […]

Read More… from 10/30/2017


FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “Puerto Rico’s governor said Sunday [10-29-17] he would cancel a $300 million reconstruction contract with a little-known Montana energy firm, saying the controversial agreement was detracting from the U.S. territory’s disaster response. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced the cancellation in a press conference at the governor’s mansion after the Federal Emergency Management Agency and […]

Read More… from 10/30/2017


DHS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “Questions surrounding a $300 million deal to reconstruct Puerto Rico’s electrical grid continue to reverberate as federal and local politicians began investigating the U.S. territory’s disaster-recovery spending. The Federal Emergency Management Agency held a three-hour conference call earlier this week to scrutinize a reconstruction contract awarded by Puerto Rico’s public power authority to […]

Read More… from 10/27/2017


BUDGET/CRISIS/FEMA/HOUSE OR REPS: “The House of Representatives on Thursday [10-12-17] passed legislation that would provide $36.5 billion in disaster relief for victims of recent hurricanes and wildfires, as well as emergency credit to help Puerto Rico keep its government functioning. The 353-69 vote came hours after President Donald Trump questioned in Twitter posts how long […]

Read More… from 10/12/2017


BUDGET/CRISIS/FEMA/HOUSE OF REPS: “House Republicans released a bill late Tuesday [10-10-17] night that would provide $36.5 billion in emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief, and extend credit to Puerto Rico to help the storm-ravaged island keep its government operating. The aid is more than the $29 billion requested last week by the Trump administration, […]

Read More… from 10/11/2017


BUDGET/CRISIS/FEMA: “Some small-business owners struggling to recover from this year’s series of brutal hurricanes said the federal government needs to beef up its response. Unlike individuals, businesses aren’t eligible for grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. They can receive disaster-recovery loans, but many entrepreneurs aren’t interested in taking on debt after a big storm, […]

Read More… from 10/10/2017


CRISIS/FEMA: “FEMA and first responders are working hard (yet again) on Hurricane Nate. Military helping. Very much under control!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 8, 2017 02:49pm […]

Read More… from 10/8/2017


FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “The chief of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Sunday [10-8-17] that criticism of relief efforts in Puerto Rico by the mayor of San Juan had been ‘filtered out.’ In an interview on ABC’s ‘This Week,’ FEMA administrator Brock Long brushed off criticism from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz, who has slammed […]

Read More… from 10/8/2017


FEMA: “Our great team at @FEMA is prepared for #HurricaneNate. Everyone in LA, MS, AL, and FL please listen to your local authorities & be safe!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 7, 2017 09:04am […]

Read More… from 10/7/2017


BUDGET/CRISIS/FEMA/POLITICS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The White House asked Congress on Wednesday [10-4-17] to approve $29 billion in additional hurricane relief and debt forgiveness, seeking to help Puerto Rico and other battered areas and to shore up the troubled federal program that provides flood insurance to homes and small businesses. The request came nearly a month after […]

Read More… from 10/4/2017


BUDGET/CRISIS/FEMA: “The Federal Emergency Management Agency just added another $6.7 billion to its coffers to help with hurricane relief. The money was expected. Sunday [10-1-17] kicked off a new fiscal year and brought a new round of funding for the agency. But it also comes at a crucial time for the federal government’s disaster response […]

Read More… from 10/1/2017


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump on Sunday [10-1-17] criticized the media and what he called ungrateful politicians after his administration faced criticism for its early efforts to support hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. Democrats have said Mr. Trump seemed to focus more on issues such as National Football League protests than the early federal response […]

Read More… from 10/1/2017


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We have done a great job with the almost impossible situation in Puerto Rico. Outside of the Fake News or politically motivated ingrates…people are now starting to recognize the amazing work that has been done by FEMA and our great Military. All buildings now inspected…for safety. Thank you to the Governor […]

Read More… from 10/1/2017


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “Puerto Rico is devastated. Phone system, electric grid many roads, gone. FEMA and First Responders are amazing. Governor said ‘great job!’ “ -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 28, 2017 07:03pm […]

Read More… from 9/28/2017


CRISIS/FEMA/PUERTO RICO: “FEMA & First Responders are doing a GREAT job in Puerto Rico. Massive food & water delivered. Docks & electric grid dead. Locals trying… really hard to help but many have lost their homes. Military is now on site and I will be there Tuesday. Wish press would treat fairly!” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 9/28/2017


CRISIS/FEMA: “Thank you to Carmen Yulin Cruz, the Mayor of San Juan, for your kind words on FEMA etc.We are working hard. Much food and water there/on way” -Donald Trump, Twitter.com, September 26, 2017 07:13am […]

Read More… from 9/26/2017