06/10/2010 03:11 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Nancy Pelosi: BP 'Failed And Misrepresented', 'Will Be Held Accountable'

Speaking to the press today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emphasized BP's mistakes and responsibilities leading to and in handling the Gulf oil spill, saying, "They have failed and misrepresented on every score." She also had words of reassurance for citizens affected by the oil spill, saying, "Every tax payer in America must know that BP will be held accountable to pay what it owes."

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