Presidential News Conference

In his first news conference since July 2009, President Obama talked about efforts to impose new regulations for offshore drilling and… read more

In his first news conference since July 2009, President Obama talked about efforts to impose new regulations for offshore drilling and responded to criticism of the government’s reaction to the spill following and explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. In his remarks he admitted that the government was not skeptical enough of oil industry claims that large underwater spills could be avoided. Question topics included midterm elections, immigration, national security, Afghanistan, and financial regulations. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
293762-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2010
Last Aired:
May 28, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 27, 2010 | 12:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2010 | 6:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2010 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 28, 2010 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2010 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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