It’s a gaggle double-header today. I can’t believe Scottie gaggled on the Sabbath, but he did. Here are a few snarky questions from yesterday.
Q Scott, what was the President’s initial reaction, I guess to this response? When he said three weeks ago, that was not acceptable, what did he think today from what he saw?
Q Does he believe so far — how are the results so far?
Q Did he tell anyone they were doing a fine job?
And in today’s gaggle we learned that Cherite is doing a heckuva job.
Q Currently, under the National Response Plan, it’s Chertoff, it’s the Homeland Security Secretary that’s in charge. So you’re — the idea is to shift it over to DOD.
MR. McCLELLAN: Again, it’s in the event of an extraordinary circumstance that we’re talking about. It has to be some trigger there for a severe, catastrophic-type event.
Q Is this being done because DHS is just unequipped — they just don’t have what it takes to —