Live-tweets: DOE head Chu grilled at House Energy Committee!/PATR2012/status/177773659312766976

On now. He’s already referenced “fierce urgency.”

More live-tweeting (refresh this post frequently for latest tweets)…GOP is pressing Chu hard on gas prices and investigating shady green loans:

Shimkus to Chu: have you called for European-level gas prices? Chu: not since I've been Energy Secretary.

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) March 8, 2012

Chu, at E&C hearing: "we want to help in any way we can" with high gas prices. It's just not his primary goal.

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) March 8, 2012

Upton presses Chu on loans on so-called "watch list" Chu evades but scores points when Upton mistakenly says DOE didn't approve ATV loans.

— Daniel Goldstein (@DJGInvestigates) March 8, 2012

.@Energy Secertary Chu will not say how many companies that have received "green" loans are on its "internal watch list"

— David Shepardson (@davidshepardson) March 8, 2012

Energy Secretary Chu: "Both I and the president and everybody in the administration want to do what we can to lower the price of gasoline."

— Andrew Restuccia (@AndrewRestuccia) March 8, 2012

So where was Chu's concern about "a reasonable chance of repayment" with #solyndra? #tcot

— Oregon Conservative (@ORConservative) March 8, 2012

.@Energy Secretary Chu asks House committee to "crank up" volume as both he and members had trouble hearing each other #metaphor?

— David Shepardson (@davidshepardson) March 8, 2012

Secretary Chu just testified that Obama supports an "all of the above" energy strategy while Obama personally lobbies against Keystone.

— Joe Pounder (@PounderFile) March 8, 2012

#Gingrich calls Chu the "secretary of anti-energy"

— Emily Wagster Pettus (@EWagsterPettus) March 8, 2012 Jonathan Tilove says" Scalise, who chued Gore, will now Gore Chu. Re: Scalise questioning Gore's global warming views.

— Bruce Alpert (@AlpertDC) March 8, 2012

Energy chief: We want lower gas prices – Secretary Steven Chu in a Thursday hearing sought to clarify comments Repub…

— Byron_Johnson (@Byron_Johnson) March 8, 2012

Not Chu, but should be: Clip from The Simpsons RT @jimgeraghty The Secretary of Energy does not own a car.

— Dave (@Weirddave0) March 8, 2012

Chu is testifying now. . anyone want to ask? RT @FreeBeacon: A123 Systems Reports $85-Million Loss for 4Q of 2011

— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) March 8, 2012

How self absorbed for Obama appointee #Chu to reflect upon & grade his performance, A- during an energy crisis? #priorities #focusonME #tcot

— KaDe Buxton (@kdstarbux) March 8, 2012

#NameObamasDocumentary – Higher Gas Prices: The Steven Chu Story

— Hera Ming (@HeraMing) March 7, 2012

@housecommerce background memo for Thursday's hearing on FY 2013 Department of Energy Budget with Secretary Chu:

— W&J Energy (@fcvIV) March 6, 2012

WE: "Chu won't tell House which loans are at risk" #ObamaOnEmpty

— Joe Pounder (@PounderFile) March 8, 2012

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