RedState: I’ve previously reported how Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) took Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm apart when she tried to blame rising gas prices on Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Then there was Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) who exposed an insane announcement from the Interior Department about stopping all new oil leases. Interior Secretary Haaland also refused to tell Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) whether it was environmentally better to produce oil in Venezuela or the U.S. — his point being if this is about what’s better for the environment, you’d want to produce it here. Yet the Biden team is hindering production here, while reaching out to Venezuela.
How can the Biden team claim that they are doing everything they can to bring down gas prices, if they continue on the path they have been on since Joe Biden came in — being anti-energy?
Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK), who comes from the oil-rich state of Alaska, blew the whistle on that by listing what the Biden Administration has done, just in the last three weeks that has impeded oil and gas production during his questioning of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. more