Biden announces release of crude oil reserves to help drop gas prices in wake of OPEC+ cut

President Biden took action Wednesday to ease the pain at the pump announcing the release of 15 million barrels of crude oil from the nation’s emergency stockpile to help drop gas prices just three weeks away from mid-term elections.

“Look for further releases in the months ahead if needed, we are calling it a ready-and-release plan,” said Biden.

It is a plan that South Florida representative Mario Diaz Balart called “an immense risk to our national security.”

The White House pushed back at Republican critics after calling curbing gas prices in the lead-up to the midterm elections politically motivated.

“It’s not politically motivated at

Disclaimer: This article may require a subscription.

Leave a Comment