Obama Visits Gulf Region to Review Oil Spill Disaster; Says "We're Dealing with a Potentially Unprecedented Environmental Disaster" - Video 5/2/10
Here is video of President Obama today speaking in Louisiana after meeting with officials on the Gulf Oil Spill Crisis.
"I think the American people are now aware - certainly the folks down in the Gulf are aware - that we're dealing with a massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster."
He said the oil slick is now nine miles off the coast of Louisiana.
Obama's visit shows he is now keenly aware that he needs to appear more engaged with this crisis. In his comments, he said, "there's been a relentless response to this crisis from day one."