Harry Reid

The Hill: Dems turning up heat on BP’s executives

Congressional pressure on BP intensified Monday as lawmakers prepared to grill company executives in hearings and urged the oil giant to set aside $20 billion for a Gulf spill relief fund.

With the deepwater oil gusher nearing the two-month mark, BP faces another week under the Washington klieg lights.

President Barack Obama will use his first Oval Office speech Tuesday night to address the deepening crisis.