Brownie: "White House wanted me to lie"

Note that this UPI item ran on the Website Given the timeliness and the importance of this story, and the fact that it first broke on ABC, you’d think that Brownie’s revelation would be major news in the United States.

But no, not in the United States under Bush/Cheney and its media cartel.

(For a strong editorial on this immense non-story, check out today’s BuzzFlash.)


Brown says White House wanted him to lie

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) — The ousted head of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency says the White House wanted him to lie about the response to Hurricane Katrina.

Former Director Michael Brown told ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Sunday he stood by comments in a Playboy interview, and President Bush wanted him to take the heat for the bungling.

“The lie was that we were ready and that everything was working as a team. Behind the scenes, it wasn’t working at all,” Brown said. “There were political considerations going into all the discussions. There was the fact that New Orleans did not evacuate and the mayor (Ray Nagin) had no plan.”

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