FEMA head nominee on hold

Monday - 5/11/2009, 2:49pm EDT

David Silverberg

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Hurricane season is a couple of weeks away and Louisiana Senator David Vitter has put the FEMA chief's nomination on hold.

By all accounts, Craig Fugate is well-qualified to hold the position.

In our weekly interview with HSToday Editor David Silverberg, we learn why Vitter put a hold on Fugate's nomination, and what the long-term impact might be.