Obama campaign co-chair criticizes oil industry profits

08/11/2008 | FoxNews.com

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., charged the oil industry with "killing the economy" and making it impossible for airlines to survive on "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace. Durbin, the national co-chair for Barack Obama's presidential campaign, said oil company profits are being misused. "They're not plowing it back into the futures of their company. They're plowing it into the wallets of their officers and the people who run their companies as well as their shareholders. And what we're saying is there's a limit. This president should have called the oil company execs in the office long ago and said, 'You're killing the economy.' The airlines can't survive."

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