View Full Version : Amid Katrina Chaos, Congressman Used National Guard to Visit Home

September 14th, 2005, 08:15 AM
Sept. 13, 3005 Amid the chaos and confusion that engulfed New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck, a congressman used National Guard troops to check on his property and rescue his personal belongings even while New Orleans residents were trying to get rescued from rooftops, ABC News has learned.

Link to Story (http://www.abcnews.go.com/US/HurricaneKatrina/story?id=1123495&page=1)

September 14th, 2005, 08:49 AM
I saw this on the news. At first he explained it by saying he didn't want the escort. He wanted to go and someone insisted that he have a military escort. It made sense to me, but then he said he was very upset about the fact that they had to break his windows to rescue him. "Oh, sorry, next time, we'll just leave you there, jerk!"