President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with citizens who are recovering from Hurricane Sandy, while surveying storm damage in Brigantine, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012.

President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talk with citizens who are recovering from Hurricane Sandy, while surveying storm damage in Brigantine, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012.

President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie look at Hurricane Sandy storm damage along the coast of New Jersey on Marine One, Oct. 31, 2012.

President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie look at Hurricane Sandy storm damage along the coast of New Jersey on Marine One, Oct. 31, 2012.

Marine One, carrying President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and a second helicopter, Nighthawk Two, fly over Hurricane Sandy storm damage near Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012.

Marine One, carrying President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and a second helicopter, Nighthawk Two, fly over Hurricane Sandy storm damage near Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 31, 2012.

President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate greet New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the tarmac at Atlantic City International Airport in Atlantic City, N.J., before touring Hurricane Sandy storm damage, Oct. 31, 2012.

President Barack Obama and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate greet New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the tarmac at Atlantic City International Airport in Atlantic City, N.J., before touring Hurricane Sandy storm damage, Oct. 31, 2012.