Last week, President Trump criticized OPEC, accusing them of manipulating prices:
Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 13, 2018
Today it’s being reported that OPEC has decided to increase production:
BREAKING: OPEC countries give in to President Trump's demands, agree to increase oil production by almost 1 million barrels a day – AP
— Wired Sources (@WiredSources) June 22, 2018
BREAKING: OPEC countries agree to oil output level that effectively increases production by almost 1 million barrels a day.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 22, 2018
President Trump also tweeted about it:
Hope OPEC will increase output substantially. Need to keep prices down!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2018
What an interesting development!
Well, what do you know? https://t.co/zY4e1jHt1g
— David Limbaugh (@DavidLimbaugh) June 22, 2018
This will not be good for the mental health of half the country. https://t.co/Mop86wFGjK
— Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) June 22, 2018
We’ll have to wait and see how Nancy Pelosi tries to spin that into horrible news for working Americans.
— Darin Gillies (@dagsteel) June 22, 2018
Wait? So you’re telling me they not only has trump lowered taxes, help create more jobs and now he’s going to make gas prices go down? How evil must he be???
— G.W. Boles (@gwboles) June 22, 2018
Iran reportedly is not happy about it:
Iran storms out of OPEC meeting to boost oil supply https://t.co/G5qLJbkeK7
— Sky News (@SkyNews) June 22, 2018
And no pallet of cash on the horizon. Sad!