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Obama on Sandy: At This Point, All Preparation Needs Have Been Met

ProgusParasitus Wrote: Oct 29, 2012 2:02 PM
Inside, most of them "stayed" so as to be in a position to loot the city - that's a simple fact.

President Obama just wrapped up a quick briefing from the White House about Hurricane Sandy. Obama said he has been in regular contact with governors of states effected by the storm and that all preparation needs have been met. He stressed the importance of evacuation orders being followed, warning those who stay that they put the safety of rescue crews at risk.

""When they tell you evacuate, you need to evacuate," Obama said. "This is a serious storm and it can potentially have fatal consequences if people don't act quickly."

Obama detailed high levels of cooperation between local,...