House Dems Rip BP As GOP Blames Obama For Spill

Law360, New York (May 27, 2010, 6:01 PM EDT) -- As hopes grow that oil surging from a busted BP PLC well into the Gulf of Mexico soon will be stanched, a key U.S. House of Representatives Democrat said Thursday that the oil giant misled the public about the size of the spill, while one Republican said the blame for the disaster should lie with the Obama administration's response.

“It is day 38 of the BP oil spill disaster. Over these 38 days, BP has misled the public about the amount of oil spilling into the...
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