BP Hearing Video: GOP lamwaker apologizes to BP on Obama shakedown

This just in. GOP lawmaker Congressman Barton from Texas apologized to BP, at a hearing where BP is apologizing to Congress, and said that the $20 billion fund was pressured by Obama as a shakedown. Barton further says that such action is illegal and he himself would go to jail. Is this a right defense for the rule or law against an unlawful act by the President or a GOP political overreach with poor timing?

More: BP apology TV ad video here, BP flogging here.

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