Biden Blames Russia, Opec Nations For Skyrocketing Gas Prices


President Joe Biden claimed Tuesday that gas prices have skyrocketed due to Russia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) refusing to “pump more oil.”

Biden delivered his remarks during the United Nations climate conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, where he was asked to comment on when Americans could expect to see everyday prices come down, including those of gas.


The president reiterated his administration’s assertion that the uptick in consumer prices was, first and foremost, due to supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic.

“If you take a look at gas prices… That is a consequence of, thus far, the refusal of Russia or the OPEC nations to pump more oil,” Biden said. “We’ll see what happens on that score sooner than later.”

Joe Biden blames OPEC and Russia for gas prices being so high, ignoring his own energy policies that have made America more dependent on foreign energy. pic… (Read more)

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