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FEMA head says he'll stay on job amid watchdog investigation

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WASHINGTON - The head of the government's disaster relief agency says he has no intention of stepping aside, especially during Florence, despite being under investigation by a federal watchdog.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long says, “I'm here to serve my country every day. That's all I do. And when it's over, whenever it ends, I'm ready to go back home, love my family.”
Long says Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “has never asked me to resign” from FEMA.
He says the two have a “very functional and professional relationship.”
On Thursday, Long said he...
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FEMA Head Brock Long Says He Will Stay in His Role Despite Federal Investigation

3 days ago   |   By

Brock Long says he has no intention of stepping aside as head of the government's disaster relief agency, especially during Florence, despite a report he was under investigation by a federal watchdog.
He says “I'm here to serve my country every day. That's all I do. And when it's over, whenever it ends, I'm ready to go back home, love my family.”
Long tells NBC's “Meet the Press” that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen “has never asked me to resign” from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
He says the two have a “very functional and professional relationship.”
On Thursday...
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FEMA head says he'll stay on job despite reported probe

3 days ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Brock Long says he has no intention of stepping aside as head of the government's disaster relief agency, especially during Florence, despite a report he was under investigation by a federal watchdog.
He says "I'm here to serve my country every day. That's all I do. And when it's over, whenever it ends, I'm ready to go back home, love my family."
Long tells NBC's "Meet the Press" that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "has never asked me to resign" from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
He says the two have a "very functional and professional relationship.
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