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President's response to the BP disaster being too little too late Richardson joins the company with more I think -- -- -- the response to the crisis what is it.
-- we do -- the crisis began on April 20 that's -- the explosion the president made his first remarks on this.
-- an unrelated event on April 20 ninth by may second.
He took his first visit to New Orleans and then went to the Gulf Coast of Louisiana on May 28.
He went back to Louisiana and on June 4.
He returned once again to Louisiana and of course yesterday and Monday he toward the gulf and last night he made his statement to the nation.
From the Oval Office and on June 10 Stewart he met with family members who were killed in that explosion.
Back on April 20.
Rich all that's.
That hands on stuff that visits to the gulf and making the bereaved families that all of that has a code in the last what three weeks.
Not much of the activity took place right after April 20 in the weeks immediately after that which which implies.
Forgive me but I'm implying a relatively slow hands on response to the crisis what do you -- From the public relations point view view the president took nine days to publicly make a statement about this and and on related event.
On April 20 ninth from.
The time between April 20 and the twenty -- the administration had put out paper statements and press secretary Robert Gibbs and spoken about it but the president's first remarks on this took until April 20.
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