Biden is tapping oil reserves to try to bring down high gas prices

Posted on AllSides November 23rd, 2021
From The Left
energy, gas prices, oil
Marta Lavandier/AP

The United States plans to draw 50 million barrels of oil from its emergency oil reserves in coming months, a widely anticipated step aimed at trying to take the edge off high prices that have been hurting consumers at the pump — and hurting President Biden in the polls.

Price inflation has emerged as a top political concern with voters, who have seen prices for gasoline and other staples surge in recent months. Biden has been talking with other leaders about the problem, and other major consumers — China, India,...

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https://www.npr.org/2021/11/23/1058268112/biden-is-tapping-oil-reserves-to-try-to-bring-down-high-gas-prices

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