Obama briefed on oil spill

President Obama visits the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

President Obama talks about the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss. At the far end of the table are (from left) Carol M. Browner, White House climate and energy adviser; U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the national incident commander; Mr. Obama; Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour; Mr. Barbour's wife, Marsha; and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

President Obama talks about the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss. At the far end of the table are (from left) Carol M. Browner, White House climate and energy adviser; U.S. Coast GuardAdm. Thad Allen, the national incident commander; Mr. Obama; Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour; Mr. Barbour's wife, Marsha; and LouisianaGov. Bobby Jindal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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