Kate Sheppard on Countdown: Did the White House Downplay the Scope of the BP Spill?

MoJo reporter Kate Sheppard talks about the "communication" breakdown that occurred in the aftermath of the oil spill.

Tue Jan. 24, 2012 12:27 PM EST

Mother Jones reporter Kate Sheppard joined guest host David Shuster on Current TV's Countdown with Keith Olbermann on Monday night to discuss a new report alleging that the White House pressured scientists to underestimate the size of the Deepwater Horizon disaster:

Kate Sheppard covers energy and environmental politics in Mother Jones' Washington bureau. For more of her stories, click here. She Tweets here.