How much blame does Putin deserve for high gasoline prices?

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2022
From The Left
AP
FACT CHECK

President Joe Biden recently cast blame for a spike in gas prices on Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"We’ve seen the price of gas go up over $1 just since he put his troops on the border of Ukraine," Biden said in an address to the National League of Cities on March 14. "It went up $1.05. A big part of that reason is Putin began amassing troops along the border and then crossed (it). And guess what? The world took notice. The market anticipated; prices went up. And then Putin...

Read full story

PolitiFact

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
106299/83977
See full bias rating for PolitiFact
Learn about media bias
https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2022/mar/16/joe-biden/joe-biden-blame-putin-high-gasoline-prices/

More News about Fact Checking from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right