The White House is in absolute denial that their anti-American oil and gas policies are causing energy prices in the United States to skyrocket.
On Thursday, Press Secretary Jen Psaki got in a tussle with Fox News’ Peter Doocy over policies like the Keystone XL pipeline, which the Biden administration canceled shortly into the administration.
“Is a restart of the Keystone XL construction completely off the table as long as Joe Biden is president?” Doocy asked.
“Well, why don’t you tell me what that would help address?” Psaki snarked.
“I’m asking you if it is an option,” Doocy continued. “You guys say all options are on the table. Is restarting Keystone construction one of them?”
“If we’re trying to bring about more supply, that does not address any problem,” Psaki claimed with a straight face.
“It’s supply from Canada, a friendly ally, instead of Saudi Arabia,” Doocy correctly pointed out.
“That’s already — we’re already getting that oil, Peter,” Psaki said condescendingly. “It’s — the pipeline is just a delivery mechanism, it’s not an oilfield. So it does not provide more supply into the system. It does not address — ”
“Is it on the table?” Doocy continued. “Is it possible that Joe Biden will ever say, ‘You guys can go ahead with construction of the Keystone XL?’”
“There’s no plans for that, and it would not address any of the problems we’re having currently,” Psaki lied.
The Biden administration is taking bipartisan flak for refusing to open up domestic energy sources, such as by increasing federal leases for oil and gas production, loosening restrictions on offshore oil drilling, supporting fracking, and greenlighting the completion of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada into the United States.
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