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Director, FEMAGrade
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The Promise: "The FEMA Director will report directly to President Obama, serve a six-year term and will have professional emergency management experience."
When/Where: Obama-Biden Plan: "Rebuilding the Gulf Coast and Preventing Future Catastrophes" dated 09/11/08.
Source: https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/550006/barack-obama-2008-rebuilding-the-gulf-coast-and.pdf
Status:Craig Fugate, former director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director on 05/12/09.

Since then, the appointee continues to report to the Director of Homeland Security in lieu of reporting to the President as promised.

This promise was not fulfilled.
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