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Former Keystone Pipeline Worker Says Us Energy Crisis Is Result Of Biden’s Policies: ‘We Tried To Warn You’

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A former Keystone XL pipeline worker said the energy industry “tried to warn” President Biden against policies hindering U. S. oil and gas production – policies the worker said have caused the country’s growing energy crisis.

“We tried to warn this administration back when they canceled the Keystone Pipeline” that it was also “canceling national security, foreign policy and energy,” Neal Crabtree told Fox News. “They all kinda go hand-in-hand.”

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U. S. hit a record high this week, as oil neared $130 per barrel. Biden announced Tuesday that he was banning Russian oil and gas imports, which he said targets the “main artery of Russia’s economy.”

Biden said the decision will further increase already-high domestic gas prices and warned fuel companies that it is “no time for profiteering or price gouging.” He blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for rising gas prices in the U. S.

“Since Putin began his military buildup on Ukrainian borders – just since then – the price of gas at pumps in America went up 75 cents,” he said. “And with this action it’s going to go up further.”

But Crabtree said rising gas prices go beyond Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“Even if we can fix the Ukrainian problem, the prices are still going up,” he said. Biden’s “policies have everything to do with the rising fuel prices in this country today.

“It has nothing to do with the war in Ukraine,” Crabtree continued.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the administration isn’t against increasing domestic production and instead blamed oil companies.

“Federal policies are not limiting the s… (Read more)

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