*While Spike Lee and others are urging President Obama to literally raise his voice and shake his fists at BP over the company’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the president says he would’ve done it a long time ago if it would solve the problem.

“I would love to just spend a lot of my time venting and yelling at people,” he told CNN’s Larry King in an interview Thursday night. “But that’s not the job I was hired to do. My job is to solve this problem.”

Watch President Obama’s entire response below.