Fox News Blasts Trump's Hurricane Handling

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Published on 30 Aug 2017, 0:30
Laura Ingraham criticized Trump for not filling important positions in the government. Ana Kasparian and Michael Shure, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you Trump’s response. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Fox & Friends had Laura Ingraham on Tuesday morning to discuss the federal response to Harvey, as well as the staggering number of unfilled positions in President Donald Trump’s administration and government agencies like FEMA — and it appears the president was watching.

Fox & Friends usually takes aim at Democrats for holding up Trump’s nominees, but surprisingly joined Ingraham in some light chiding of the president Tuesday for leaving the government woefully understaffed during a crisis.

“Where’s the staff? Where’s Homeland Security? Where are the nominations? Why are they being held up and why are so many positions don’t have nominees for them yet?” Fox host Brian Kilmeade asked.

Ingraham agreed, pointing out that a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director wasn’t appointed until June.

“I think we can all look at these horrific pictures and we can conclude that a federal government does need staff,” said famed Big Government-advocate Ingraham.

“We see it acutely in need of staff in a situation like this,” she continued, noting the administration is facing a number of crises.”

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