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Trump heads to Alabama amid FEMA questions

President Donald Trump on Friday will tour the devastation wrought by a string of deadly tornadoes here, offering his support to Alabamians who lost relatives, homes and livelihoods in the recent twisters.

Senior FEMA official suspended in relation to Long investigation

A senior official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been suspended without pay related to a Department of Homeland Security inspector general investigation into whether FEMA Administrator Brock Long used government vehicles for personal reasons, according to an administration official.

Biggest question for hurricane survivors: 'What now?'

Rebuilding is not a glamorous process, and it's far from an easy one. Though Hurricane Florence has passed, the road ahead for survivors will take years to traverse, with innumerable questions and challenges along the way.

WSJ: Investigation into FEMA chief referred to prosecutors

Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said Monday that his attention remains on hurricane response, as the Wall Street Journal reported that an investigation involving him has been referred to federal prosecutors to determine whether criminal charges should be pursued.

Gowdy asks FEMA administrator for travel information

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy asked FEMA administrator Brock Long on Monday for information and documents regarding Long's use of government property during personal trips since he has been head of the agency that manages disaster relief.

Report: White House considered replacing FEMA administrator

The White House considered replacing Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long, who is the subject of an ongoing Department of Homeland Security inspector general investigation, before Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

FEMA administrator's government vehicle use under investigation by DHS inspector general

A senior administration official confirmed to CNN on Thursday that there is an ongoing Department of Homeland Security inspector general investigation that includes FEMA administrator Brock Long. The investigation includes, but may not be limited to, travel using government resources, and that would include the administrator's travel in government vehicles on the taxpayer's dime, the source told CNN.

FEMA: Funding transferred to ICE won't harm hurricane response

Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency insisted Wednesday that the transfer of nearly $10 million of its budget to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement will not affect the agency's hurricane response and other disaster relief efforts.