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President Obama's Oval Office Address on the BP Oil Spill: "A Faith in the Future that Sustains us as a People"Posted byon June 16, 2010 at 9:34 AM EDT
Having just returned from his fourth trip to the Gulf Region, the President addresses the American people for the first time from the Oval Office. He focuses on the government’s all-out response to the immediate crisis, the steps being taken to make sure such a crisis does not happen again, and the longer term crisis of America’s reliance on fossil fuels.
Posted byon June 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM EDT
In the first Oval Office address of his presidency, President Obama outlines his commitment to fighting the full impacts of the BP oil spill with everything we’ve got for as long as it takes.
Posted byon June 15, 2010 at 1:05 PM EDT
Submit and vote on questions about the BP Oil Spill and the Federal response to the disaster you want White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to answer in a live broadcast immediately following the President's Oval Office address.
Posted byon June 15, 2010 at 9:38 AM EDT
In a visit that encompassed three states—Alabama, Florida and Mississippi—the President made his fourth trip to the Gulf Coast to assess the ongoing efforts to counter the BP oil spill.
Posted byon June 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM EDT
President Obama makes his fourth trip to the Gulf Coast region, visiting Gulfport, Mississippi and Theodore, Alabama.
Posted byon June 14, 2010 at 8:31 AM EDT
President Obama reiterates his administration’s commitment to a strong, sustained response to one of the worst environmental disasters in our nation’s history.
Posted byon June 12, 2010 at 2:28 PM EDT
The President meets with senior advisors regarding the BP oil spill and talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron about that and other issues, see photos of both along with a readout of the call.
Posted byon June 12, 2010 at 11:07 AM EDT
National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen provided a briefing to inform the American public and answer questions on the progress of the administration-wide response to the BP oil spill.
Posted byon June 11, 2010 at 5:24 PM EDT
Watch the full recording of our live online video chat with Carol Browner, one of the President's top advisors on the ongoing Administration-wide response to the BP oil spill, and jump to any answer you want.
Posted byon June 11, 2010 at 12:00 PM EDT
The President meets with the family members of the victims of the oil rig disaster.