A senior DHS official familiar with conversations on Long's future told CNN, "He has never been asked to resign".
Long is the latest Trump appointee to face scrutiny over his use of government resources.
Long said at a news conference Thursday morning that he will "fully cooperate" in an investigation into his alleged misuse of government resources for travel, an issue that has roiled several other former Trump Cabinet secretaries.
Florence expected to bring 'catastrophic' flooding to Carolinas
Mayor Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune told CNN traffic out of the SC city has more than quadrupled as residents and visitors evacuate. Officials had warned before the storm that the rains could risk tainting waterways with murky coal ash and toxic hog waste.
While DHS employees must typically be authorized to use government vehicles for personal use, like what Long has done, there are special exceptions for the FEMA administrator.
Representatives for the inspector general and the White House did not respond to requests for comment.
Since he took control of FEMA a year ago, Long has allegedly been using a government driver to take him home.
Long said the inspector general was looking into vehicle usage, but he didn't confirm that the review concerned his use of an official vehicle. "Bottom line is if we made mistakes on the way a program is run, then we'll work with the OIG to get those corrected", Long said.
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"We have no way of knowing if she is being truthful about her involvement in the transfer of almost $10 million from FEMA to ICE because she has refused to come clean about her record", said Karl Frisch, executive director of Allied Progress. "Doing something unethical is not in my DNA, it is not part of my track record", Long told reporters at a briefing on the storm.
Jessica Nalepa, FEMA director of external affairs, also responded to the investigation saying FEMA "fully cooperates with all investigations conducted by the DHS OIG".
"Having worked directly with him for over a year, I know Administrator Long to be an experienced and respected emergency manager".
Using the cars has led to conflict between Long and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who doesn't approve of his use of taxpayer money to commute to and from Washington. Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt were all felled in part due to their own lavish travel scandals.
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He felt it was his "ethical responsibility to resign in protest of the forfeiture of our public human rights commitments". "If it was true, I was pretty sure immediately I couldn't continue working there", he told BuzzFeed News .
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Rain intensity will pick up, as will wind speed and the storm surge is expected to reach up to 13 feet in some areas. State Department of Transportation Sec. "Against my better judgment, due to emotionalism, I evacuated", he said.
CNN reports dire word from FEMA associate administrator Jeff Byard, who warns that this storm is not to be reckoned with. At 2 p.m., the storm was centered 435 miles southeast of Wilmington , North Carolina, moving at 16 mph.
It was reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter that Gordon suffered the injury during a promotional shoot, as opposed to practice. If the Browns release Gordon on Monday as stated, he'd become a free agent and wouldn't require to clear waivers.
Cooper cited a National Weather Service forecast that said almost the entire state could be covered in several feet of water. The few cars out on a main street in Wilmington had to swerve to avoid fallen trees, metal debris and power lines.
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It will likely take until Monday, however, before the threat of significant heavy rain is over, and it will still rain at times. Meanwhile, many were experiencing a complete blackout as the storm damaged infrastructure, utility poles and transmission lines.
Hurricane Florence has strengthened to a category 4 storm , and it's on a path to potentially cause serious damage in North and SC .
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Poland says it will block any EU sanctions against Hungary
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Manchester City Annual Revenue Crosses £500m
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