Huddled under two umbrellas outside in the rain, President Obama and Brian Williams are talking about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Obama says Katrina made it clear that "the real protection for New Orleans and the coast are the wetlands." The oil spill — and Obama says he's convinced there's still a lot of oil out there in the gulf — is a new "opportunity for us to take a look comprehensively and ask how do we do things better and how do we do things smarter than we've done before."
Rejecting critics' characterization of the oil spill as "Obama's Katrina," the president says flatly, "That is not accurate."
"We've got to put all that stuff aside and come in and make sure we get the job," he says.