Wed Sep 21, 2005 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Eager to avoid the public pounding he got for his response to Hurricane Katrina, President Bush pledged on Wednesday to be “ready for the worst” as another big hurricane headed for the Gulf Coast.
Across the federal government, officials were advertising the Bush administration’s stepped-up response plans for Hurricane Rita as it swept across the Gulf of Mexico toward the Texas coastline.
Bush pleaded with people in the region to comply with mandatory evacuation orders issued in New Orleans and Galveston, Texas. And he said that federal, state and local governments are in close coordination on the preparation.....
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