President Barack Obama holds a meeting in the Oval Office to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Participating in the meeting, from left, are: FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate; Chief of Staff Bill Daley; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; and John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.

President Barack Obama holds a meeting in the Oval Office to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. Participating in the meeting, from left, are: FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate; Chief of Staff Bill Daley; Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; and John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.