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KING TESTIFIES IN FLOOD HEARING

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IOWA CONGRESSMAN STEVE KING WAS AMONG THE LAWMAKERS CRITICIZING THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS OVER THEIR RESPONSE TO THE MISSOURI RIVER FLOODS OF 2011.

KING TESTIFIED IN A HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING WEDNESDAY. HE’S AMONG THOSE CONCERNED THAT EXISTING PROBLEMS SUCH AS LEVEE REPAIRS WON’T BE CORRECTED:

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BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN MCMAHON SPOKE ON BEHALF OF THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

HE SAYS THEY UNDERSTAND THE IMPACT OF THE FLOODING AND WILL CONTINUE TO EXAMINE THEIR RIVER POLICIES.