Thursday, May 27, 2010

Obama Says He's in Charge But Doesn't Know if MMS Chief Was Fired? Obama Completely Dodges Sestak Question

What happened to transparency?!?!?! Answer the question Barry!!

President Obama said today he wasn't sure whether the Director of the Mineral and Mining Services was fired or resigned.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said this morning that Director Liz Birnbaum had resigned of her "own volition," though other reports suggested she was forced out.

"I found out about her resignation today," Obama said. "Ken Salazar has been in testimony throughout the day. So I don't know the circumstances in which this occurred."

Pressed later on whether Birnbaum had been fired, Obama responded, "I don't know."

The MMS has come under criticism for being too cozy with the companies it was supposed to regulate, including BP. READ MORE...

Obama Completely Dodges Sestak Question

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