When the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010, 11 men died. Now, the man that was in charge of that disaster can’t seem to recall their names.
In a deposition recorded June 8, 2011, former BP CEO Tony Hayward named one man correctly (Karl Kleppinger) and got two others wrong. He admitted that he couldn’t remember the rest at all.
“Do you remember any of the names of the individuals who lost their lives?” plaintiff attorney Robert Cunninham asked Hayward.
“I remember some of them: James Anderson, Gordon Clark, Karl Kleppinger, I think,” the former CEO replied. “I can’t remember all of them.”
Judge Sally Shushan ordered Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily to take down the leaked video but the publication has refused.
Watch this video from The Daily, uploaded to YouTube July 2, 2011.
[H/T: Think Progress]
Jeffrey Epstein’s IT consultant reveals he saw girls who ‘couldn’t have more than 15 or 16’ on private island
ABC News broke a story just after midnight Thursday about a former IT consultant of Jeffrey Epstein's who resigned because he couldn't take some of the things he was seeing on Epstein's private island compound.
The island, which has been called "pedophile island" by locals, had "topless women everywhere.
"There were photos of topless women everywhere," said contractor Steve Scully, who began working for Epstein in 1999 and continued for six years. "On his desk, in his office, in his bedroom."
Stephen Colbert mocks Eric Trump in a way that must be seen to be believed
Stephen Colbert mocked Eric Trump so badly it has to be seen to be believed.
The moment came after Colbert played a clip of the young Trump child saying that 95 percent of the United States supports him, the camera cut to Colbert doing his Eric impression.
"I've got big gums, and I cannot lie," Colbert said.
"Yeah, 95, guys, I'm tellin' ya," Colbert said, pretending to be Eric with his lips curled up.
Black Pennsylvania Trump voter wonders if he’s still welcome in the GOP
Tuesday, CNN released interviews with Texas Trump supporters who defended his racist attacks on four Congresswomen of color. Wednesday night, Van Jones showed his panel of supporters of both President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama. But things got tense when a Black Trump supporter was asked about the president's racially charged statements.
Two men, one white one Black, in the group said they supported Trump and probably would again because business was good. Two women in the group lamented that Trump's racism was hurtful for the country.
"I just go back to values," the older women said. "I value treating people with dignity. And if there is anything that is incongruent with those values, then I'm not for that. So I'm not going to put profit over my values."