Clinton Goes After McCain on Katrina


Criticizes her Republican rival at evening Asheville, North Carolina event.

“Senator McCain said he might want to tear down the Ninth Ward instead of rebuilding it, but I went to the Ninth Ward after Katrina and met with people there and saw the destruction and I saw the resilience in their eyes, and they deserve our help to rebuild and regain their lives and their homes.”

Comes after McCain spent all Thursday touring Hurricane-ravaged parts of New Orleans, and criticized the Bush administration’s handling of the disaster in “one of his harshest assessments yet of the Bush presidency.”

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