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During an Oversight Committee hearing on the Obama adminstration's response to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, Rep. Issa (R-CA) posited his latest hyperbolic conspiracy theory. This time, he implies that the Obama administration used the BP oil disaster to punish southern states for anti-labor policies.
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On Sunday, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul's position on civil rights legislation dominated the political shows despite Paul's decision to bail on Meet the Press. Sarah Palin pushed the false notion that Paul was tricked by journalists, and Sen. John Cornyn downplayed the whole affair as a "stumble." But in reality Paul has consistently stated a sincere, controversial position. Elsewhere, Palin and Michael Steele leveled false attacks at the Obama administration's response to the oil spill in the gulf. The GOP leaders each charged that the government response has been slow. The fact is that the administration was involved from the morning after the explosion.
May 05, 2010 2:21 pm ET filed under Fact Check
Just like Goldman Sachs, BP acted irresponsibly by recklessly pursuing profits at the expense of the American people. Both companies gambled, both companies lost, and both companies expect the taxpayer to clean up their mess. It's time both companies are held accountable.