Friday, June 18, 2010

Obama BP meeting: No Interior Secretary, but lots of lawyers

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The White House has sent out the list of attendees for the president's meeting with BP executives. Other than the president and vice president, the people from the administration were: energy/climate advisor Carol Browner, economics adviser Larry Summers, and the domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes. Along with those three officials were three lawyers: White House counsel Robert Bauer, White House lawyer Don Verrilli, and Tom Perrelli, the number-three official in the Justice Department. Adm. Thad Allen also attended.

Missing from the list: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar...


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