Biden to Poutine: Drill, Vlady, Drill

One of the main goals of the multibillion-dollar Biden economic plan is to force Americans to reduce their production and consumption of fossil fuels. So why is the president now encouraging overseas production by petro-dictators, which in turn will encourage consumption around the world? It’s almost as if the disruption of the US economy has become an end in itself for Washington’s ruling class.

This morning, Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan pleaded with the White House for members of the cartel known as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, led by Saudi Arabia, as well than a group of non-members like Russia, pump more oil:

Rising gasoline costs, if left unchecked, could hurt the ongoing global recovery. The price of crude oil was higher than it was at the end of 2019, before the start of the pandemic.

While OPEC + recently agreed to production increases, these increases will not fully offset previous production cuts imposed by OPEC + during the pandemic until 2022. At a critical time in the global recovery, this is not the case. just not enough.

President Biden has made it clear that he wants Americans to have access to affordable and reliable energy, including at the pump. Although we are not a party to OPEC, the United States will always discuss matters of importance that affect our national economic and security affairs with its international partners, in public and in private. We engage with relevant OPEC + members on the importance of competitive markets in pricing. Competitive energy markets will ensure reliable and stable energy supplies, and OPEC + must do more to support the recovery.

In summary, current US policy is for oil from authoritarian human rights abusers like Vladimir Putin to play a larger role in the energy market, while simultaneously asking US taxpayers to spend money. unprecedented amounts to reduce the use of oil in energy markets. Where are all the media collusion theorists in Russia?

Also this morning, as the White House Biden advocated with petro-tyrants to produce Following fossil fuels, Political Operation Biden was sending emails to supporters bragging about White House programs to produce less. “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is historic legislation,” read the email from JoeBiden.com, which claims the following among the alleged virtues of the new law:

Tackling the climate crisis by making the biggest investment in clean energy transport in history

In the East Room of the White House on Tuesday, the president made more climate-related statements about the new law and said:

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