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Michael Chertoff

"Employers and workers alike should be on notice that the status quo has changed ... these enforcement actions demonstrate that this department has no patience for employers who tolerate or perpetuate a shadow economy." Michael Chertoff
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"[Keith Olbermann kicked off his] Countdown ... Louisiana is a city under water." Michael Chertoff
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"The devastation and tragic loss of life caused by Hurricane Katrina earlier this week reinforce the urgency of our coalition's work," Michael Chertoff
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"When we remove the water from New Orleans, we're going to uncover people who died hiding in houses, who got caught by the flood, people whose remains will be found in the street, ... It is going to be about as ugly a scene as you can imagine." Michael Chertoff
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"The lesson is that when the storm hits, the best place to be is to be out of the path of the storm, ... There's plenty of notice about Rita." Michael Chertoff
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"We're going to have to go house to house in this city. We're going to have to check every single place to find people who may be alive and in need of assistance." Michael Chertoff
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"[Appearing at a news conference in Baton Rouge, La., with Brown at his side, Chertoff announced that he was sending the FEMA director back to Washington in case another storm hits the country and putting Allen in charge.] Mike Brown has done everything he possibly could to coordinate the federal response to this unprecedented challenge, ... I appreciate his work, as does everybody here." Michael Chertoff
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"[Chertoff flashed impatience when a reporter tried to ask Brown if he would resign and if he would respond to a Time magazine report that he inflated his rŽsumŽ.] Here are the ground rules: I'm going to answer the questions, ... I've explained what we're doing. I thought I was about as clear as I possibly could be in English as to what I'm doing and why I'm doing it. Next question." Michael Chertoff
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"[When Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown asserted on ABC News' Nightline last Thursday that he had only just learned of evacuees stranded at the city's convention centre, host Ted Koppel challenged:] Don't you guys watch television? ... a total failure." Michael Chertoff
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"Michael Brown has done everything he possibly could to coordinate the federal response to this unprecedented challenge," Michael Chertoff
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"You can be assured that before a deal is approved we put safeguards in place, assurances in place, that make everybody comfortable that we are where we need to be from a national security viewpoint." Michael Chertoff
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"We face an extraordinary threat to our national security and physical safety of the American people of a character that, at least in my lifetime, we have never faced before," Michael Chertoff
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"We have to continue to use both low-tech and high-tech tools to assist our Border Patrol in patrolling this portion of terrain and protecting ourselves against people who want to sneak across." Michael Chertoff
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"We will work tirelessly to ensure that our fellow citizens have the sustained support and the necessary aid to reclaim their homes, their lives and their communities," Michael Chertoff
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Michael Chertoff

"We will work tirelessly to ensure that our fellow citizens have the sustained support and the necessary aid to recover and reclaim their homes, their lives and their communities," Michael Chertoff
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Michael Chertoff

"Mike Brown talked about the need to take seriously this hurricane ... It was difficult to know where on the Gulf Coast it was going to land." Michael Chertoff
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"The DHS programs supporting these teams already possess their own communications and aerial surveillance capabilities, such as helicopters and P-3 aircraft, ... Once in position, the teams will be able to relay up-to-the-minute, dependable information on which authorities could act confidently." Michael Chertoff
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Michael Chertoff

"A strategy that simply hires a lot of border patrol agents and puts them on the line is not an effective strategy." Michael Chertoff
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"Unless it can be credibly established that a mobilizing Federal resource ... is not needed at the catastrophic incident venue, that resource deploys," Michael Chertoff
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"mapping the entire border to determine exactly what the flow is, where we need to put resources." Michael Chertoff
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Michael Chertoff

"managers and supervisors found responsible for violating civil rights or whistleblower protection laws will be disciplined accordingly." Michael Chertoff
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