AFTER MEETING WITH SCHOOLS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS, THE 7th DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN SAYS SOME OF THEIR FUEL COST PROBLEMS COULD BE ALLEVIATED WITH OFFSHORE DRILLING
In interview, Blunt says there's a growing bipartisan majority in the House to pass offshore drilling -- if Speaker Nancy Pelosi would allow a vote. "They're finding out that issues that 30% of the people used to be for, 70 percent of the people are now on the side, that used to be unpopular."
ALSO: REACTING TO SPEAKER PELOSI'S NEW POSSIBLE OPENNESS TO A VOTE ON DRILLING . . .Blunt said he's encouraged, but added the proof will be in the "proverbial pudding."