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Republican Representative Joe Barton Apologizes to BP’s Tony Hayward, Calls Compensation Fund a “Shakedown”

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Who’s feeling sorry for BP? Apparently Texas Representative Joe Barton, who in a House Energy and Commerce hearing apologized this morning to BP CEO Tony Hayward for what he characterized as a “shakedown” from the government.

Further reading:
White House response to Barton’s comments – The Hill
Barton’s historic support of Big Oil and offshore drilling – Huffington Post
The Video BP doesn’t want you to see (who is shaking down whom?) – Hippie Magazine
Gulf state Republicans “calling for his head” – Politico

Love means never having to say you’re sorry – and nobody’s lovin’ Joe Barton

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