Newly Elected Republican Says Government Should Be Less Involved In Disaster Relief

From ThinkProgress Fri Jan 4 2013, 16:15:18

Newly-elected Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL), who ran his campaign on a pledge to cut spending and reduce the debt, said on Friday that he would vote to increase borrowing authority for the National Flood Insurance Program by $9.7 billion to help victims of Hurricane Sandy, but argued that disaster relief is best left to the [...]

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