Energy prices were a topic of discussion Tuesday night when US Senator John Kennedy, R-La., Joined Fox News host Laura Ingraham on “The Ingraham Angle.”
Ingraham began the segment by showing a video clip of Jennifer Granholm, President Biden’s Energy Secretary, telling reporters at a press conference that she did not know how many barrels of oil Americans were consuming each day.
“I don’t have that number in front of me,” Granholm said.
Ingraham said the remark suggested gaps in Biden’s cabinet, but Kennedy offered a different point of view.
SEC ENERGIE BIDEN. GRANHOLM ADMITS SHE DOES NOT KNOW THE RATE OF US OIL CONSUMPTION WHEN PRESSED BY A JOURNALIST
SEN from the United States. JOHN KENNEDY, R-LA: I think they’re just trying to create a distraction. They know what the answer to that is.
Look back at what we were doing in December of last year. Let America be independent of energy. We have the reserves.
Its dependence on foreign oil drives up gas prices. I think if a lot of people were to win the lottery, the first thing they would do would be to fill their gas tanks.
I mean, it’s just ridiculous. The average price is $ 3.50.
I was in California a few weeks ago, cost five dollars a gallon there.
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