Skip to comments.Vitter: Democrats are playing to the cameras, not fighting oil spill
Posted on 05/22/2010 10:49:37 PM PDT by chemicalman
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is accusing senior Democrats of rushing to create media events for television instead of working to confront the oil spill crisis in the Gulf of Mexico.
Vitter delivering the GOPs weekly address Saturday also warned against using the fatal April 20 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig and the ongoing spill as a reason to block future offshore drilling.
Vitter cited his meetings with Gulf Coast fishermen and other residents whose lives have been disrupted by the spill, drawing a contrast to what he called counterproductive Washington hearings.
Thats why its so frustrating to many Louisianans that while the crisis actually continues in the Gulf while were still fighting to contain the well Washington Democratic Committee Chairmen have rushed to create media events for television cameras instead of devoting full attention to stopping the immediate problem, Vitter said.
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Where's Mary Landrieu?
Let's not suggest a government agency start trying to come up with a solution.
When will Obama be asked WHY he Sheltered BP’s Deepwater Horizon Rig from Regulatory Requirement?????????
This makes it Obamas fault and so far he is like a slick willey and is not being held accountable for it
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