Pelosi Blasts GOP for Chevron Profits

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted Republicans today for Chevron's $6 billion second-quarter profits, which the company announced this morning.

Her office put out a fact sheet claiming that oil companies are doing just fine without GOP legislation to open new land for drilling.

"Does the oil and gas industry really need tax breaks and more public land?" the fact sheet asked.

"Instead of joining Democrats to demand oil and gas companies increase supply by producing on the 68 million federal acres of already leased lands, mandating leasing of new lands in Alaska