As of now, the Biden White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi disagree about increasing sanctions against Russia to include banning purchasing oil from Vladimir Putin. Incredibly, Jen Psaki explained that putting a stop to buying oil from the Russians would reduce the global supply of energy and possibly pad the pockets of Putin (both of which are things that Biden’s own policies are doing).
Pelosi said Thursday she’s of the opinion that Russian oil should be sanctioned:
“Ban the oil coming from Russia. I’m all for that.” -NP pic.twitter.com/NcNQkdiNKU
— Nancy Pelosi (@TeamPelosi) March 3, 2022
That would of course mean the U.S. would have to replace that from a different source, and Pelosi said she doesn’t want Americans paying more for gas:
Pelosi on gas prices:
We don’t want people to pay a little bit more.
Pelosi says if there is a gas tax holiday, there is no guarantee that the oil companies would pass along savings to consumers via a gas tax holiday..
Pelosi on banning Russian oil:
I’m all for it. Ban it.
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 3, 2022
How much does Pelosi want to keep gas prices down for Americans? Not enough to expand drilling or reverse Biden’s day one executive order halting construction of the Keystone Pipeline:
For the first time, EVER a gallon of gas breached $5 a gallon in a U.S. city.
That city is Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco.
But Pelosi just doubled down on President Biden and Congressional Democrats' anti-energy agenda.
"I'm not for drilling on public lands." pic.twitter.com/t0dkXKN2OG
— House Republicans (@HouseGOP) March 3, 2022
The Democrats would rather Americans suffer at the pump than give up on the precious “green” shams they’re pursuing.
— 🐥The🐰FOO🌸 (@PolitiBunny) March 3, 2022
Might as well say “I’m not in favor of the national security of the United States.” 🤔 pic.twitter.com/u5kHbdK72p
— Tom Kattman (@TomKattman) March 3, 2022
I’m guessing @SpeakerPelosi has a government car with government gas, and wouldn’t feel the inflation until it hits her ice cream freezer.
— Silence Dogood (@lordthx1139) March 3, 2022
The White House and much of Congress live in an impenetrable bubble.