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White House: Obama is "deeply frustrated" over oil leak

05-12-2010 14:07 BJT

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The British Petroleum well in the Gulf of Mexico has been gushing an estimated 5-thousand barrels of crude a day since the rig exploded on April 20th.

Efforts to cap the well have been unsuccessful. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says President Barack Obama is "deeply frustrated."

Robert Gibbs, White House Press Secretary, said, "We obviously have an active investigation for what the president tasked the Interior Secretary to find out as to, to identify the cause of what happened. The president, I think you all got a readout from the president's meeting yesterday. Look, I would, watching him at that meeting, I would say that the president is deeply frustrated that we have not plugged this leak."


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