The DHS IG is examining whether Long misused government vehicles and personnel for his six-hour drives between his home in North Carolina and FEMA headquarters in Washington, DC, Politico reported.
"I'm very aware of a recent article in regards to an ongoing investigation by the OIG in regards to FEMA vehicle usage", Long said.
He is now overseeing the preparations for Hurricane Florence, which is expected to hit the Southeast hard.
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Over 1 million residents of coastal states including North Carolina and SC were ordered to evacuate as of Thursday afternoon, ahead of the expected landfall of Hurricane Florence on Friday.
Long, the DHS IG's office, and the White House all did not respond to Politico's requests for comment.
If their homes are damaged, FEMA has options beyond standard temporary trailers for housing, agency officials said. "At this time, we are fully focused on preparing for, responding to, and recovering from Hurricane Florence and the storms in the Pacific", Houlton told ABC News.
Brock Long, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, who is overseeing the federal response to a potentially catastrophic hurricane beginning to lash the East Coast, acknowledged on Thursday that he is under investigation for unethical conduct at the agency, but denied any intentional wrongdoing.
Long reportedly began having a government driver take him home since he took control of FEMA previous year.
A top FEMA official attempted Wednesday to warn people in the path of Hurricane Florence but instead had to shoot down reporters' questions about whether the Trump administration wasted disaster funds on its illegal immigration agenda. Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's spending of taxpayer dollars also came under scrutiny, as did the travel expenses of former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin's travel.
Officials said some 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to evacuate, but it was unclear how many did. There have been seven storm-related deaths since Florence , then a Category-1 hurricane , made landfall Friday morning.
Forecasters say Hurricane Florence is expected to steadily slow down as it makes its way toward the East Coast. That's out in open ocean, where waves are much larger than those reaching the coast as storm surge .
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At least 12,000 people had taken refuge in 126 emergency shelters, Cooper said, with more facilities being opened. Since midnight, peak wind gusts reached 32 miles per hour in Raleigh and 47 miles per hour in Fayetteville.
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Wednesday, the Category 4 storm was about 435 miles southeast of Wilmington, N.C., and moving northwest at about 16 mph. Almost 1000 prisoners in SC will not be moved from their cells, despite a mandatory evacuation order in the area.
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The evacuation order for the Lowcountry is lifted as Tropical Storm Florence moves out of the coast areas and into the Midlands. More than a million people along the coastlines of North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate.
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An additional 25 percent of deaths are related to rain, he said. "Even if you've ridden out storms before, this one is different". Jeff Byard of the US Federal Emergency Management Agency said it was imperative locals heed the evacuation warnings.
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And Hurricane Florence will take aim at the Southeast coast of the United States late this week, likely as a major hurricane . Evacuation orders have been lifted in several coastal SC counties as Florence continues to dump rain on the state.
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Cruz had earlier described the federal disaster response in the United States territory a "despicable act of neglect". DeSantis spokesman Stephen Lawson said the former congressman "doesn't believe any loss of life has been inflated".
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