President Obama on the Oil Spill, Tougher Offshore Drilling Policy

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At the White House today, President Obama conceded widespread frustration, but defended federal government actions since Day One. He said that BP has superior expertise and technology, but that the government must approve everything the company does. He also revised policies on offshore oil drilling and canceled some current operations. We have more on his news conference and a progress report on "Top Kill."

Credits

Guests:
Ben Geman - National Journal - @Ben_Geman, Rick Jervis - USA Today, Erika Bolstad - Regional Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers, Richard Charter - Chair, NOAA's Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Julia Flucht, Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner