Gov. Kathleen Blanco Takes Stand Today

By: Marcus Washington
By: Marcus Washington

September 28, 2005

Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco joins former Federal Emergency Management Agency,FEMA, director Michael Brown in the hot seat as she is questioned by congress today. She will testify with her views on how the Katrina aftermath situation was handled.

This comes after yesterday's investigation with Brown, that lasted more than six and a half hours. Members of congress wanted to know who Brown asked for help, but, he says, he was advised not provide that information to the counsel.

Brown did tell congress that he wishes he'd been able to get the New Orleans mayor and the Louisiana governor to ''work together."

"My biggest mistake was not recognizing by Saturday that Louisiana was dysfunctional," said Brown.

Brown continues to remain on FEMA's payroll as an advisor on some of his views about what went wrong after Katrina.

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