June 17, 2010 Archives

June 17, 2010 Archives

Brewer On Obama Admin: "We Will Meet Them In Court And We Will Win"

Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) says the President and his party will feel the "ramifications" of taking Arizona's immigration law to court.

Stupak: "Legitimate" For BP Escrow Account To Fund Health Care

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.): "I think we had to have someone say this is where you can go without limiting your criminal liability or civil liability.For instance, the question is brought up, pay for all of the health care for the people in the Gulf. No, but Ithink those who lost their job, then lost their health care would be legitimate."

Clinton: Obama Administration To Sue Arizona Over Immigration Law

QUESTION: Thank you very much. I would like to start with the immigration debate in the United States. The recently approved law in Arizona has presented sort of a difficult scenario for the President Obama Administration. According to some polling, half of the United States has approved this law and maybe other states would like to implement it. H

DNC Hits Barton For Apologizing To BP

The DNC responds to Rep. Joe Barton's apology to BP.

Gibbs: Barton Should Step Down As Ranking Member

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says GOP should ask consider if Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) should continue as ranking member of Committee on Energy and Commerce after his comments.

Biden Declares "We Have Turned This Economy Around"

Q Mr. Vice President, on February 25th of 2009, right after the Recovery Act was passed, you said, this literally dropkicks us out of the recession. By that definition, by those words you said right after it passed, has this worked? Have we been drop-kicked out of a recession?THE VICE PRESIDENT: Yes, we have. Now, look, I'm not going to g

GOP's Barton Takes Back "Apology": BP Is "Responsible"

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX): "If anything I said this morning has been misconstrued ... I want to apologize for that misconstruction."

Giuliani: If This Was Bush, He Would Have Been Impeached By Now

Rudy Giuliani on MSNBC's "Morning Joe": "Boy, you guys really give this guy a break that is beyond...They'd have been working on impeachment of Bush by now. If Bush were the president and handled it this way, there'd be like a movement to throw him out of office." "Just try to be fair." Mika Brzezinski asks Giuliani "What would

SC-Sen: Alvin Greene Wants To Golf With Obama If He Wins

South Carolina Senate candidate Alvin Greene (D) says if he is victorious that he wants to golf with President Obama once he get's to Washington. (at 5:45 mark) (source: John McCaslin and Amy Holmes on "America's Morning News")

NV-Sen: Ad Hits Reid For Saying Bailout "Is Paying Off"

American Crossroads: "With Nevada in economic free fall, Harry Reid brags about his taxpayer-funded $787 billion bailout, saying, 'There's no question our hard work is paying off.' Paying off? Paying off for whom? More than 180,000 Nevadans are out of work. Nevada home values have plummeted...record foreclosures. Harry Reid's work is paying off,

Boehner Distances Himself From Barton's Remark On BP

"Would you call it a shakedown?" Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer asked. "I have said since the beginning that BP ought to be responsible for all of this cleanup," Boehner said. "The fact is that they've agreed to put this $20 billion in escrow. I don't know what context Mr. Barton was making that remark, but I'm glad that BP has accepted responsib

Rep. Harman: BP Should Pay At Least $40-60 Billion

Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) on today's hearing on the oil spill and what BP should pay.

Protester Covered With Oil Interrupts Hayword's Testimony At BP Hearing

BP CEO Tony Hayward was interrupted by a protester with hands covered in an oil-like substance, yelling "you need to go to jail."

Sens. Carper & Barrasso On Holding BP Accountable

Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) on what could the oil spill cost us.

"Daily Show" Mocks Obama For Waging War Against The Oil Spill

Daily Show: Barack Obama wages war on the BP oil spill by establishing a national commission and appealing to God for help.

GOP's Barton "Ashamed" Of White House's "Shakedown" Of BP

Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) says yesterday's meeting with President Obama at the White House was a "shakedown" of BP and the $20 billion escrow account is a "slush fund." VIDEO: Waxman: Oil Spill Threatens Our "National Security

Krauthammer: BP's Concessions Help Obama After "Disastrous" Speech

Charles Krauthammer on BP's commitment to establish a $20 billion fund: "I think it, in some way, partially redeems what was a disastrous speech last night."

O'Reilly: Far Left Is Harder On Obama Than The Right

Bill O'Reilly on the far left turning against President Obama.

Stupak: BP Apology "Not Good Enough"

CNN's Dana Bash speaks with Rep. Bart Stupak, who says that BP's Tony Hayward will be 'sliced and diced' by Congress.

Rachel Maddow Delivers Her Own Oval Office Address

Rachel Maddow rewrites President Obama's Tuesday Oval Office address.

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