U.S. President Obama talks after touring the Coast Guard Venice Center in Venice, Louisiana

 
U.S. President Obama talks after touring the Coast Guard Venice Center in Venice, Louisiana
U.S. President Barack Obama talks after touring the Coast Guard Venice Center in the Gulf of Mexico region to view environmental damage caused by the sinking of BP's oil and gas Deepwater Horizontal drilling rig while in Venice, Louisiana, May 2, 2010. The spreading oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico has the potential to be an unprecedented environmental disaster, Obama said on Sunday. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)