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Obama: 'There's nothing more important than getting this right'

Saturday, 03 Nov, 2012 - 00:57

Nov. 3 - U.S. President Barack Obama met with emergency management officials for an update on relief and recovery work in areas ravaged by superstorm Sandy. Deborah Gembara reports

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President Obama at a briefing with emergency management officials in Washington. SOUNDBITE: U.S. President Barack Obama saying: "There's nothing more important than getting this right." Obama says handling the response to Sandy is his top priority and ordered government agencies to find solutions for the millions impacted by the superstorm. SOUNDBITE: U.S. President Barack Obama saying: "We don't have patience for bureaucracy. We don't have patience for red tape and we want to make sure we are figuring out a way to get to yes instead when it comes to these problems." First on his list: SOUNDBITE: U.S. President Barack Obama saying: "It is critical for us to get power back on as quickly as possible." The president pointed to a photo of military transport plane ---- just one of the many resources he has marshaled to the response area. He added that logistics teams from as far as California would be arriving in the New Jersey New York area.

Obama: 'There's nothing more important than getting this right'

Saturday, 03 Nov, 2012 - 00:57

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