Kempthorne to testify Tuesday on Interior's role in oil spill

Idaho's Dirk Kempthorne, President Bush's second secretary of the Interior, will join his predecessor and successor at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the role of the department in the Gulf spill.

Kempthorne resigned as Idaho's governor in May 2006, seven months before his second term as governor ended to become Interior secretary. He served until President Obama took office in January 2009.

His predecessor, Gale Norton, and current Secretary Ken Salazar also are scheduled to appear at the joint hearing before the Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and Energy and Environment, chaired by Reps. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., and Ed Markey, D-Mass., respectively. The hearing begins at 8 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time and titled, "The Role of the Interior Department in the Deepwater Horizon Disaster."

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Once They Get a Look At His Hair

He'll be off the hook. Great hair, that one.


nice smile, too. Looks great in a suit.


Whatever he says, regardless of what it is...he's wrong!!!

No worries

He'll get his testimony right out of the Sgt. Schultz playbook.

The role of the Interior Department?

Kiss Mr. Obama's posterior, and do what ever bidding he wishes. Doing what ever it takes to make this a larger disaster to utilize it in later political moves.

Oops! Too soon?

That would be kiss Mr.

That would be kiss Mr. Obama's posterior Mr. Biden.


What can that moron tell them? How much he can spend on a private bathroom? Or how to stiff your barber?

Paragragh two, 'seven' inserted, first sentence, first is typo.


If I think of something I'll let you know but I can't stand a naked signature.