FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) agents are shacking up in 5-star luxury beachfront resorts in Maui amid the agency’s botched handling of the deadly wildfire disaster.
The 1,000 FEMA agents who’ve been dispatched to manage the government’s response to the Maui wildfires are reportedly staying at luxury resorts that start at $1,000 per night, the Daily Mail reported.
Fox News host Jesse Watters broke down the shocking report Tuesday.
“FEMA — the team that’s supposed to be digging through the ashes and delivering aid — has turned the Hawaii tragedy into a junket,” he said. “FEMA booked themselves into 5-star luxury Hawaiian resorts, where they relaxed at cocktail bars knocking back drinks 45 minutes away from Lahaina — the city consumed by an inferno.”
The government is disrespecting us once again. FEMA has turned the Hawaii tragedy into a vacation. According to a report and photos obtained by the Daily Mail, FEMA officials booked themselves into 5-star luxury Hawaiian resorts, where they relaxed at cocktail bars, 45 minutes… pic.twitter.com/9qyUv7PIOZ
— Jesse Watters (@JesseBWatters) August 23, 2023
The FEMA agents were staying at Grand Wailea, Four Seasons and the Fairmont Kea Lani, all 5-star hotels, with others staying at the Marriott Wailea Beach.
“FEMA has confirmed that they were staying at these hotels,” Watters noted. “But they won’t tell us how much they’re paying. They mumbled something about a government rate and they appeared vague and defensive.