President Bush, accompanied by Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, right, and Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, makes a statement on energy during a news conference Wednesday at the White House.
President Bush, accompanied by Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, right, and Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, makes a statement on energy during a news conference Wednesday at the White House. Chuck Kennedy / MCT
President Bush, accompanied by Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, right, and Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne, background, makes a statement on energy during a news conference Wednesday at the White House. Chuck Kennedy / MCT

Bush call for offshore oil drilling likely to go nowhere

June 18, 2008 2:08 PM