Republicans castigate Biden over energy priorities | Mississippi Politics and News
The invited congressman joins his colleagues in a letter to Biden administrator. on decisions to reduce US energy production.
Republicans criticize President Biden’s decisions to cut US energy production while asking OPEC to increase energy production, calling it another “Afghan debacle”
This week, Congressman Guest joined Republican leaders and other members in a letter to President Biden lambasting the administration’s energy policies.
The letter highlights the impact of the president’s decisions to hamper US energy production while calling for an increase in resource production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
“Instead of continuing to call for increased prosperity for OPEC + affiliates seeking to harm the United States, we should meet American needs with energy produced in the United States. Accordingly, we urge you to change course and adopt a US solution by repealing executive orders and other policies designed by your administration to reduce access to our country’s oil and gas resources, reducing the global competitiveness of businesses and American workers, ”members write.
“Currently, your administration’s reputation for clean and affordable energy is aligned with the debacle in Afghanistan – a strategic failure where situational reality has been sidelined in favor of political opportunity,” the statement continued. letter. “Unlike Afghanistan, there is an opportunity to fix this mess before it turns into a permanent crisis. If your administration is truly concerned about energy prices for American families and believes that an increase in global oil production is needed to achieve that goal, the best place to start is here at home. “
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