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Cleanup continues oil continues to gush out of the underwater well the president promising quote no effort will be spared.
But can the administration be spared from any political fallout -- -- -- in Washington with this side of the -- story.
-- a strong defense of what the administration calls a strong response to a disastrous environmental.
And economic incident though some question whether the White House missed an opportunity.
To respond even earlier the New York Times editorial page said yesterday the administration's response timetable is damning.
Saying the administration waited too long at first believing BP.
Could handle the -- administration officials repeated their defense.
This has been all hands on deck across the federal government.
What the states.
With BP every effort is being made to stop with the source right now there has not been a minute of rest and so this started -- the administration responded all hands on deck from day one.
What happened is the situation itself evolved from day one.
We've been on top of this every minute 24 hours a day all of that work has been stood up since the first -- incidents there.
From day one the president has been involved and informed and has been directing us to do everything that we cannot the spare any effort.
The White House has also been emailing reporters this what they call an ongoing administration response it's about eight pages.
Of timetables and statistics after days on top of that of public meetings and press conferences and this afternoon.
BP executives will meet in Washington with Homeland Security secretary Janet -- tunnel and department of interior secretary Ken Salazar.
For what a spokesperson says is part of the continued process of holding BP's feet.
To the fire.
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