Politics & Government

June 11, 2010

Obama overlooked key points in giving OK to offshore drilling

Just weeks before the Deepwater Horizon exploded, President Obama proposed expanding offshore drilling. Now an in-depth review of that decision reveals that Obama and his team failed to ask key questions, challenge assumptions or reach out to outside experts. They didn't even talk to the Coast Guard about its 2002 drill for a massive oil spill in the Gulf.

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