Napolitano, Christie tour flooded areas of NJPosted: Updated:
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano made a stop today along with Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) in Lincoln Park.
During their stop, Napolitano and Christie spoke about the damage left behind by Hurricane Irene. The governor said all rivers have crested and some are expected to be below flood stage by Friday.
The secretary said that President Barack Obama is personally invested in the response to help New Jersey. The governor echoed the secretary's remarks, saying that he had spoke with the president personally. The president will visit Paterson Sunday to survey the damage.
The governor blasted critics who said FEMA spending for New Jersey should be accompanied by cuts elsewhere.FEMA chief to tour flood-ravaged NJ