Commandant of the Coast Guard Thad Allen briefs the media about the BP oil spill at the White House in Washington

 
Commandant of the Coast Guard Thad Allen briefs the media about the BP oil spill at the White House in Washington
Commandant of the Coast Guard Thad Allen (L) briefs the media about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico while at the White House in Washington in Washington, May 24, 2010. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs (R) watches. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)