FROM Harry Weber
BP Says It May Drill Again in Spill Reservoir BP has stopped the flow from its blown-out well, but $4 billion worth of crude oil could still be left in the pool struck by the Deepwater Horizon. Today, BP's Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles told reporters the company "will have to think about that." Harry Weber, who's in New Orleans with the Associated Press , first raised the issue.
New BP CEO says Gulf Clean-up Efforts to Be Scaled Back In Beloxi, Mississippi today, BP's new CEO said it's time to "scale back" the massive effort to clean up the Gulf of Mexico. But Bob Dudley said BP is still fully committed to make things right. Harry Weber was in Beloxi for the Associated Press .
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.