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BP's 'slush fund'? Oops! They didn't mean that!

By Martha M. Hamilton
Published on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 6:48 p.m.

Sharron Angle, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Nevada, was a guest on a radio show recently when a caller expressed surprise that the government could pressure oil company BP to create a "slush fund" to pay claims.

Angle agreed. "No, government shouldn't be doing that to a private company, and I think you named it clearly. It's a slush fund," she said during the appearance on the Alan Stock News Show on KNXT radio in Las Vegas on July 7, 2010.

She then quickly reversed; read the details in our full report.

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