U.S. President Obama delivers an opening statement during a press conference at the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama delivers an opening statement during a press conference at the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers an opening statement during a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 27, 2010. Obama promised on Thursday to hold BP accountable in the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill and said his administration would do everything necessary to protect and restore the coast. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)