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FEMA administrator will reimburse government, won't face charges from internal probe

FEMA administrator will reimburse government, won't face charges from internal probe

FEMA Administrator William "Brock" Long has been ordered to reimburse the government for his misuse of federal vehicles, but he will be allowed to remain in his job, according to statements from Long and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen released late Friday.

The statements appeared to be aimed at overcoming a tense feud between Long and Nielsen that has distracted staff at FEMA - where Long is well-liked - right at the moment that the agency is coping with flooding from Hurricane Florence.

A person familiar with Long's case said he will not be referred for criminal charges, a possibility that left him rattled this week and on the verge of...

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