Obama getting his ass kicked: 5th Circuit rejects drilling ban appeal

The President seems to be the one getting his ass kicked. The U.S. Appeals court rejected the White House appeal to ban off shore drilling

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected the Obama administration’s request to put on hold a ruling that lifted a temporary moratorium on deepwater drilling in the wake of the BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.The ruling is a setback for the White House which had sought to suspend deepwater drilling of new wells for six months while it investigated the cause of the April 20 explosion aboard the Transocean Ltd. rig and adopt new stricter safety regulations.…The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans, ruled about 90 minutes after hearing arguments over the administration’s request to put on hold a lower court ruling that lifted the six-month moratorium.

via Michelle Malkin » Another ass-kicking: 5th Circuit rejects White House drilling ban appeal.

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