At a news conference, Pelosi, D-Calif., said Bush's choice for head of FEMA had "absolutely no credentials." She related that she had urged Bush at the White House on Tuesday to fire Michael Brown. "He said 'Why would I do that?'" Pelosi said. "'I said because of all that went wrong, of all that didn't go right last week.' And he said 'What didn't go right?'" "Oblivious, in denial, dangerous," she added.New Orleans is warning its caretakers to prepare for 40,000 bodies.
Funeral director deploys to hurricane regionTuesday, September 6, 2005
"DMort is telling us to expect up to 40,000 bodies," Dan Buckner said, quoting officials with the Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team, a volunteer arm of Homeland Security.