Questions for the Co-Chairmen of the Joint Coast Guard - Minerals Management Service Investigation Team

The Gulf oil spill may have been contained, but the fallout from the Obama administration's subsequent conduct continues to raise eyebrows. Jonathan Tilove of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that under pressure, Michael Bromwich of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement  (BOEMRE) will now allow the co-chairmen of the USCG-MMS Joint Investigation Team (JIT), Coast Guard Capt. Hung Nguyen and Mr. David Dykes of the MMS, to testify tomorrow before the House Natural Resources Committee under its new Republican chairman, Rep. Doc Hastings. This is the first time government investigators will be required to testify before a committee not under the control of the Democrats. The importance of this development is that it will be a major step toward providing the Parties-in-Interest (PIIs) their rights under the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution.  The relevant clause is "to be confronted with the witnesses against him."  Even...(Read Full Article)