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-- we're just getting into our news or -- but I Ken -- he's on his independent dot claims facility to sort of pay out those who vote lost money you think they've lost something as a result.
All of the other -- disaster he says I've been athletic president BB design implement and administer and -- defendant claims facility.
To process thousands of claims arising from the BB tragedy he goes on to say that I assure everybody that that facility will be administered.
In a fair and impartial manner here's what caught our attention -- Time is of the essence mr.
I urge all those who have suffered financial loss as a result of the oil spill to file a claim as soon as possible.
To Rudy Giuliani that former Republican mayor here.
Of course there during nine elevenths Ken Feinberg -- I was on that nine elevenths compensation panel will be eligible.
Well first of all you know I should tell you that that Ken Feinberg as a friend for 35 years we've served in the US attorneys -- thought I -- -- -- recommended him.
To attorney general Ashcroft for the prior job dealing with -- -- 9/11 claims.
And I think if you have to do this I'm not sure there's a right way to do it but if you have to do this.
They couldn't pick a better person -- other words is it got to make affair reportedly spent heavily in it he will we will do this in -- fairway he's done it many times.
They'll do it -- with objectivity.
And he had a wrestle through some horrendous problem for September -- all kinds of issues -- -- it took awhile.
The idea of doing it expeditiously may be over promising a little bit but the reality is it's more important that it be -- to be done fairly humid very controversial calls back and is.
No matter that you've got -- you'll ward differently.
The family of a fallen firefighter than you would the family of a fallen.
Candidates are broke.
And and -- yet yeah that was didn't wanna set up.
If he were to do the same thing here in the gulf that they're going to be controversial won't it.
There's no question that Kenneth gonna walk and a lot of controversy he's used to it he'll handle it you might not agree -- all the decisions limiting negative that it's time is of the essence the time is of the essence but the reality is you know -- gonna get real real complex and probably gonna take longer.
The people anticipate that this is a good appointment it's the first appointment they've made.
Of somebody with a real experience doing this this whole commission thing looks like a seminar Harvard.
And -- electoral academics you don't have the moratorium I would I with the keynote speaker of the oil and gas conference couple days ago which have come a time be doing it.
And yet here's the point that I think is is overpowering here they haven't really called on the industry to help them.
Because they seem to hate the industry but the reality is they're the only ones who really know how to -- mediate an oil spill and what the president should have done.
He understood crisis management in the slightest with the very beginning day one day to day three not fifty days later he should have called up the major oil companies.
He should've found out who -- the world class people former mediating oil spills after all this happens.
And there are people that -- good -- -- -- not so good at it he should put together a group.
That -- oversee.
What BP was doing so we didn't leave himself in the hands of just -- -- after all what President Obama did it put us completely and -- -- to be picked.
His Press Secretary how many times that if pressed to -- to come -- the first forty days and -- BP is in charge.
Well you not now the president tells us he was in charge from the very beginning but that's not true.
But now you flip it around now he's saying -- guys in charge it is more hawkish how can you.
How can you -- -- plumbing problem without a plumber but we're argument -- I don't know there are guys who teach somebody they're getting better they're doing -- -- responded with but it it.
If if they're saying look -- be a candidate putting a box in terms.
Look at that but Andy that we were showing the various groups and on this.
Commission -- right not a one of the -- You would all have academic could complete academic backgrounds.
He's got the fox in charge of the hen house beat me -- expected but that that that that the absurdity of this is is is monumental.
There's -- what -- got he's got he's got to do just got his attorney general investigating BP for crimes.
I question whether make sense to be doing that in the middle -- only distracts them.
Which he's investigating them for crimes and he has been in charge of doing it completely with no independent advice no independent help from real people who have done it before.
The present -- United States thinking about the interest of the country should have said.
No matter whether BP was right or wrong I need independent advice I need real people who have done this.
For other companies not for -- who can -- -- there and tell me is DP making the right estimates if you'll be VP of the conflict of interest.
-- I want -- -- these -- the right procedures.
-- -- procedures they use in Norway by the better -- they used in the Caspian in in the in the Caspian Sea the better procedures they -- in Alaska.
And I want to know day to day.
-- and -- getting the right information from BP or -- -- But let me ask you -- you have a bunch of academics you're not gonna get that because they haven't had any experience does when when when we faced the possibility here in New York.
Of chemical biological attack three days after September 11 I couldn.
All of the expert academic experts Nobel Prize laureates and doctors who would dealt with -- anthrax doctors who were dealt with.
Various forms of chemical biological attack sat him down for four hours in a Gracie Mansion in the basement secret meeting.
And what I went through with them is everything -- might face.
If there was an anthrax attack -- something other attack.
Whatever that might be.
Because I I didn't understand it but I wanted to make sure I have my city in the hands of the best possible people and the mobile hold.
Let's and a month later we had an anthrax attack and I thank god forever that I had done that because we were ready for.
The -- -- this you know -- getting an accident compensation fund normally when you rush money out.
It gets into the wrong hands or questionable hands or too much money gets into.
Maybe 21 deserving and it's -- -- I just let me ask you exist I've talked to number congress people.
Who say this is a starting figure twenty billion dollar fund is a start.
What does that tell -- what it tells me is big DPS the bigger problem than they were probably think they have one reported congress and over the shape.
I wouldn't go that for a minute there's there's no question that there are valid claims that there and there are some valid claims that have to be done expeditiously.
The president has produced.
So some of the problems.
And long term they need to -- to prompt the in the also -- -- more torrent.
-- got 70000 people out of work by his action.
Which appears to be exhibiting our responsibility to pay for those affected by the more -- your great.
Installer I think -- will cave in and say yes in a way the president should pay for.
But he put about work I don't know how many I got a sense from BP that.
You know the guys -- chairman Swedish but I think he said no way.
On top yeah yeah I don't think -- -- signed on to that I'm not sure what he signed onto but I think -- you know he's -- have a hard time disagree.
But the reality is.
That we right now have thousands of people out of work because the president United States decided to close down all but very very few.
Shovel -- drilling.
Thousands of people out of work they do not have to be out of work it looks like that report was -- Tend to use that teachers of unfortunate metaphor I guess that that that the report which was rigged in order to -- in order to satisfy some environmentalists.
Who were really unhappy there's no reason that there's no reason to stop drilling.
And one of the other things that the industry experts told me was.
That a lot of these rigs we don't start using them are gonna move somewhere else.
They already are but yet murderer -- coming ended -- you don't get them back.
I mean is that the -- be to your problem.
Athletes at least at -- -- and may be bigger and more damaging in the oil spill itself the president's action will be more damage may -- thank you it was concealer.
They would know this very well tonight eleven sometimes after disaster of the sick and the warnings and the health claims and it adds up to a lot.
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