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By Art Moore
Vice President Kamala Harris declared over the weekend that Hurricane Ian relief efforts in Florida will focus on “giving resources based on equity” to “communities of color.”
Asked to comment, the Biden administration’s FEMA director, Diane Criswell, acknowledged the challenges those communities face, but she made it clear that the distribution of relief will be color blind.
“We’re going to support all communities,” she said in an interview Sunday with CBS’ “Face the Nation.”
“I committed that to the governor,” she said, referring to Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. “I commit to you right here that all Floridians are going to be able to get the help that is available to them through our programs.” Click here to continue reading.