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The best quotes: Congress grills Big Oil

U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao, R-La.

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"We just give you a knife ..."

"Mr. Stearns asked Mr. McKay to resign. Well, in the Asian culture we do things differently. During the Samurai days, we just give you a knife and ask you to commit harakiri. My constituents are still debating on what they want me to ask you to do."

— U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao, R-La., floating the idea that BP America President Lamar McKay commit suicide over the oil spill.