Outside, at a shopping center with a Radio Shack, Hibachi Supreme Buffet and Cash America Pawn Shop, a crowd chanted, “We want the president!”
Mr. Jindal has been calling for the federal government to cover all costs associated with the storm. Mr. Obama approved standard disaster relief in which the federal government pays 75 percent and the state pays 25 percent.
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Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times. He is a graduate of Penn State University. Boyer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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