May 27, 2010 7:31 PM

Obama on the Gulf oil spill: 'My job is to get this fixed'

Under pressure to step up his response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, President Barack Obama tried to assure the country Thursday that he and his administration are in charge and working feverishly to clean up the mess. The U.S. Geological Survey said new estimates show as many as 25,000 barrels of oil rushing into the Gulf waters each day, or as much as five times oil giant BP’s original estimate of 5,000 barrels a day.

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