Pence: Biden Depleting SPR to Compensate for His 'Failed Energy Policies'
"The Strategic Petroleum Reserve exists for national security," former Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News on Wednesday, after President Joe Biden announced another drawdown – 15 million barrels -- in an attempt to bring gasoline prices down before the midterm election.
Biden said the move was not politically motivated.
But Pence said the drawdown "doesn't make any sense."
"And the idea of using the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to respond to their failed energy policies is antithetical to American interests. We have depleted the Strategic Petroleum Reserve by some 50...