Lieberman Statement on Michael Brown Resignation

WASHINGTON – Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT), ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, made the following statement today in response to the resignation of Michael Brown as Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

“I thank Michael Brown for recognizing now that FEMA needs new leadership. But Brown’s resignation does not alter the need for a thorough investigation on the larger issues of assessing what went wrong and committing ourselves to improving our capabilities for the future, which Senator Collins and I and our committee are now undertaking.”