Posts Tagged ‘$20 billion’

Fein Job

05Jul10

Ken Feinberg has been given the job of dolling out payments to those impacted by the Gulf Oil spill from the $20 billion account being set up by BP. For some reason, Feinberg understands the challenges better than the president does. FEINBERG: I’ve taken on this job. I’ve been down in the gulf numerous times. […]


A really dumb Republican apologized to BP today for the $20 billion shakedown at the hands of the Obama administration. A leading House Republican accused the White House Thursday of a “$20 billion shakedown” by requiring BP to establish a huge fund to compensate those hurt by the Gulf Coast oil spill. Rep. Joe Barton […]