Sunday, June 13, 2010
President Obama will address nation on BP - Mike Allen - POLITICO.com
President Barack Obama plans an address to the nation on the Gulf disaster this week, White House senior adviser David Axelrod told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday.
The address is planned for Tuesday, following Obama’s two-day trip to the region, a White House official told POLITICO.
“When he returns, he’s going to address the nation from the White House,” Axelrod told moderator David Gregory. “We’re at a kind of inflection point in this saga, because we now know … what we can do and what we can’t do in terms of collecting oil, and what lies ahead in the next few months. And he wants to lay out the steps that we’re going to take from here to get through this crisis.” More...