06/08/2010 // Washington, D.C. , US // TiffNews10 // News Desk
Washington – President Barack Obama recently stated he will be returning to the Gulf Coast next week. As reported by Yahoo! News, the president is set to visit Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida to assess the damage and industry threats caused by the enormous oil spill.
The White House is quoted in the report as stating of the plans, “On Monday, June 14 and Tuesday, June 15, President Obama will travel to Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to further assess the latest efforts to counter the BP oil spill.”
Obama also criticized BP CEO Tony Hayward while on NBC’s “Today Show” for controversial comments made about the disaster stating, “He wouldn’t be working for me after making any of those statements.” Hayward has reportedly since apologized for making the comments.
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