03 Jun '11, 1pm

we heard from the hard-working Americans affected by #oilspill & [email protected] What did they say? #energy #4jobs

we heard from the hard-working Americans affected by #oilspill & .@HaleyBarbour. What did they say? #energy #4jobs

Representative Darrell Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, charged Thursday that the Obama administration bungled the response to the Deep Water Horizon explosion and oil spill last year. Associated Press Representative Darrell Issa at Thursday’s hearing on the spill. Brandishing a report prepared for his committee, Mr. Issa said that the administration had ceded too much control over cleanup operations to BP, imposed a harsh and costly moratorium on offshore drilling and failed to insure that affected Gulf Coast residents received fair and prompt compensation for their losses. “The mosaic of evidence presents a troubling picture,” Mr. Issa said in remarks in advance of a hearing on Thursday on the spill response. “Much of the suffering and loss from the spill was made worse by the poor decisions of admini...

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