Senate Approves New FEMA Administrator 151 Days into Trump Presidency

HeadlineJun 22, 2017

The storm’s landfall comes just a day after the Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve former Alabama emergency manager Brock Long as head of FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. His confirmation came more than 150 days into Trump’s presidency and three weeks into this year’s hurricane season. President Trump has yet to name administrators to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration—two agencies that play a major role in tracking storms and climate change.

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