Meantime, FEMA is deciding whether to set up shop on a neighborhood artery, Van Brunt Street, or in the IKEA parking lot.
Representatives from FEMA and the U.N. have apparently already shown interest.
Obama himself began burning up the phone lines, consulting with FEMA, the Red Cross, and, of course, local officials.
Wires reporters asked more questions about FEMA that were ignored.
One FEMA contractor who had driven here from the Midwest to inspect homes said the devastation here was “on par with Katrina.”
For the moment, FEMA is flush with cash, so any request would be later this year or early next, says a Democratic leadership aide.
FEMA is there and the Red Cross is there, but not a single person had been to his house.
TV pool asked Romney at least five times whether he would eliminate FEMA as president/what he would do with FEMA.
I wrote yesterday about Romney saying earlier in the campaign that he'd privatize FEMA.
The only reason FEMA is "controversial" is that it massively effed up one big thing, Katrina.