Obama Tours Pensacola Beach

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

(AP) PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama is visiting Florida's Pensacola Beach on the second day of a tour of Gulf states affected by the massive BP oil spill.

Obama strolled the beach Tuesday morning with Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, who is overseeing the government's response to the environmental disaster.

Obama walked to the edge of the emerald green water, then went to a snack shop. As he walked away, a crowd of people behind ropes began chanting "Save our beach, save our beach." It wasn't clear if the president heard them. Obama gets a briefing and makes remarks before heading back to Washington for his prime-time address to the nation from the Oval Office.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 96385954 - kbtx.com/a?a=96385954
Gray Television, Inc.