BP Oil Spill: Has President Obama Let the Gulf Down?

Today, President Obama will answer questions from reporters about the administration's response to the BP oil spill.

The news conference comes as Obama has announced his decision to cancel offshore drilling projects, including drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, along the Eastern seaboard and off the coast of Alaska, pending further review.

"The president's eyes have been opened," a senior White House official told ABC News.

Obama will make his second visit to the Gulf Coast since the start of the spill on Friday, but some are asking if it's too little, too late.

Yesterday, Louisiana's Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal expressed outrage over shortage of supplies including booms, and he complained about a federal approval process for construction of barrier islands that he says has been too slow.

"We cannot let bureaucracy and red tape delay our action while oil hits our wetlands week after week," he said.

Our question to you today: Has President Obama let the Gulf down?

ABC's Jake Tapper contributed to this report.