June 11, 2010 Archives

June 11, 2010 Archives

Obama On Oil Leak: "I Can't Suck It Up With A Straw"

President Obama: "Even though I'm President of the United States, my power is not limitless. So, I can't dive down there and plug the hole. I can't suck it up with a straw."

Thad Allen Did Not Know About Maine Company That Produces Booms

ABC's JAKE TAPPER: I talked to a guy who runs a company in Maine that offers boom, and he has – he says – the ability to make 90,000 feet of boom a day. High quality. BP came there 2 weeks ago, looked at it, they are doing another audit today. He is very frustrated, he says he has a lot of high quality boom to go and it is taking a l

Gov. Christie On "Burying" Affordable Housing Quotas

Governor Chris Christie gives remarks on the Senate passing legislation to eliminate COAH during a town hall, a promise he made during his campaign. (via Daily Christie)

Gov. Charlie Crist Vetoes Measure Requiring Ultrasound Before Abortions

Gov. Charlie Crist today vetoed a highly controversial bill that would have required women seeking abortions to pay for ultrasounds before undergoing the procedure, saying it would "violate a woman's right to privacy."

Pelosi: We'll Stop Blaming Bush "When The Problems Go Away"

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is asked when the "blame Bush" line has run out. Pelosi says it is very "relevant" to blame him now, referring to the financial crisis and oil spill.

Now: Spike Lee Says He Doesn't Want "Theatrics" From Obama

"Everything BP say is a lie, I don't know why we trust these people," Spike Lee said. Last week, Spike Lee said Obama should "go off."

Focus Group On Oil Spill: What To Do? Who's To Blame?

Hear directly from the people the Gulf oil spill is hurting the most. There was a group consensus when asked if Louisiana should continue off shore drilling. "This is our way of life," a man in the focus group said.

Rubio On Oil Spill And Supporting More Offshore Drilling

Senate candidate Marco Rubio (R-FL) supports more drilling because if we don't do it, other countries will. Rubio adds we will be dependent on unfriendly countries for our energy supply.

White House's Browner: "We've Always Planned For The Worst"

White House adviser for Energy and Climate Change Carol Browner: "We've hoped for the best."

Salazar Pauses For Long Time When Asked If BP Has Done Everything Gov't Has Asked

FOX News Special Report: "Has BP at any point refused to do what the government has asked them to do?" Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Salazar paused for a long moment. "Yeah we have had a directive relationship with them," Salaza

Krauthammer: Britain Right To Be Concerned About BP Situation

Charles Krauthammer on British backlash over the BP oil disaster.

Keith Olbermann Talks With Alvin Greene About His Candidacy

Democratic Senate nominee for South Carolina, Alvin Greene, talks with Keith Olbermann about his peculiar campaign and new questions about his candidacy.

Hardball: Moderate Democrats Being Pushed Out?

Harold Ford Jr. joins Hardball to discuss why moderate Democrats are being pushed out in favor of more doctrinaire liberals.

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