Obama 'will do whatever it takes' to stop oil spill crisis

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May 3, 2010 13:15

 
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US President Barack Obama on Sunday tried to to reassure fishermen and others on the US Gulf Coast that the government is doing all it can as masses of oil from a pipeline rupture endanger fisheries, oyster beds and beaches.

"Your government will do whatever it takes for as long as it takes to stop this crisis," Obama said during a visit Sunday to southeastern Louisiana. "We're dealing with a massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster."

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