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Joe Barton

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I apologize. I do not want to live in a country where anytime a citizen or a corporation does something that is legitimately wrong is subject to some sort of political pressure, that is again, in my words, amounts to a shakedown. So I apologize.
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"Republicans protecting ‘poor,’ persecuted BP". Ironton Tribune. 2010-06-18. 
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Kate Galbraith (2010-06-17). "Texas Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes to BP Chief". The Texas Tribune. 
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in House hearing on Deepwater Horizon oil spill, regarding escrow fund to pay oil spill claims, 2010-06-17

 
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