This reminds of W after Katrina when he was slow to react because he was on vacation, and his staff didn't want to upset him by telling him how bad things were in New Orleans. New Orleans had been under water for two days before W even knew about it.
You are full of shite as a Christmas Turkey. LINK
Saturday, August 27, 2005 (2 days before it hit Louisiana)
Governor Blanco sends a letter to President George W. Bush asking him to declare a major disaster for the State of Louisiana, in order to release federal financial assistance.
In response to Governor Blanco's request, President Bush declared a federal state of emergency in Louisiana under the authority of the Stafford Act, which provided a, "means of assistance by the Federal Government to State and local governments in carrying out their responsibilities to alleviate the suffering and damage which result from such disasters,..."