Representatives from FEMA and the U.N. have apparently already shown interest.
Mitt Romney said he would privatize FEMA, saying it is “immoral” for a government in debt to provide disaster assistance.
The president said FEMA was “fully activated” and coordinating with local and state authorities in at-risk U.S. areas.
Meanwhile, funding for whatever FEMA does is likely to become a partisan football.
Wires reporters asked more questions about FEMA that were ignored.
For the moment, FEMA is flush with cash, so any request would be later this year or early next, says a Democratic leadership aide.
She had cased the base before—apparently in the belief that a FEMA concentration camp was being built there.
TV pool asked Romney at least five times whether he would eliminate FEMA as president/what he would do with FEMA.
The only reason FEMA is "controversial" is that it massively effed up one big thing, Katrina.
Obama himself began burning up the phone lines, consulting with FEMA, the Red Cross, and, of course, local officials.