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Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice said that she “should have known better” than to leave Washington D.C. during Hurricane Katrina in her new memoir, “No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington.”

Rice admitted that she was on vacation and shopping for shoes when the news of Hurricane Katrina came.

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The Grio reports:

“I should have known better than to leave for New York with that Hurricane approaching for the south for New Orleans,” she said. “Yes, I was Secretary of State. That was very much on my mind. I was one of the president’s closest advisors and the highest ranking African-American. I really do feel I let him down in the first days of Katrina.”

Rice was not the only Bush administration official on vacation at that time. Many White House staff were on summer break. Some were in Greece for a fellow staffer’s wedding. And Bush was away too, celebrating Sen. John McCain’s 69th birthday in Arizona.

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