Unlike emails related to the Plame case, the Bush Administration did not “fail to preserve” incriminating email records that impugn claims that it did not learn of levee failures in New Orleans until the following day.
According to today’s headliner in the New York Times:
This chain of events, along with dozens of other critical flashpoints in the Hurricane Katrina saga, has for the first time been laid out in detail following five months of work by two Congressional committees that have assembled nearly 800,000 pages of documents, testimony and interviews from more than 250 witnesses. Investigators now have the documentation to pinpoint some of the fundamental errors and oversights that combined to produce what is universally agreed to be a flawed government response to the worst natural disaster in modern American history.
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