Trickle of Hurricane Sandy Relief Angers Storm Survivors

More than two months after storm, lawmakers still fighting over funding.
2:08 | 01/05/13

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Transcript for Trickle of Hurricane Sandy Relief Angers Storm Survivors
Communities trying to rebuild after hurricane -- again tonight so many angry after witnessing what played out in Washington this week. What did not get some lawmakers choose politics over people here's ABC's David Carolina. With debris still covering lots surrounded by damaged houses and it's the House of Representatives that residents are seething about I -- -- have to come live at my house. I see how they would let it wouldn't take it after a week it would want that he flies it's how we had us well. We -- a rip it out. Emory -- has stayed in her damaged -- park New York home. Weeks without electricity some warm food from the Red Cross 2400 dollars from FEMA. But nothing from her insurance company which says it's waiting for government flood insurance money. Congress finally passed nine billion dollars to help pay out more flood plains after northeast representatives -- change the speaker. They have -- put on the not. They need -- he up from there up government. But the major chunk of aid for the areas hit by sandy 51 billion dollars will be voted on for another week and a half. And already some Republicans are questioning the spending. A great physical tragedy of today should never become an even greater fiscal tragedy for our children tomorrow. Governors including Chris Christie loudly complained that delaying this -- hurts everyone affected by sandy. Here's -- before homeowner can rebuild they need electricity water supply. Leases and passable -- that infrastructure has to be rebuilt and much of that money is stuck in Washington. The worry that homeowners may give up. The governor has shown me that they don't -- And I don't know what else to do besides -- like the rest of my neighborhood. And then watch. Racist -- manipulative. Among the Republican complaints -- that 51 billion dollars -- 400 million dollars or what they call pork barrel spending and other Republicans say. These emergency bills should be paid for not put on the national credit card David. David thank you and -- noble stay on this for those families in the wake of sandy.

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