Sen. David VitterDavid VitterOvernight Energy: Trump set to propose sharp cuts to EPA, energy spending Former La. official tapped as lead offshore drilling regulator Former senator who crafted chemicals law to lobby for chemicals industry MORE (R-La.) made clear he was far from happy with the White House's criticism Wednesday of his hold on the nominee to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Vitter tweeted Thursday:
Today the Obama Admin tried to strong arm me to allow a quick vote on his FEMA nominee. Unacceptable. Read more http://blog.davidvitter.com


White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs slammed Vitter Wednesday for "political posturing" on the FEMA nomination.