You Vote: Is Biden hostile to the U.S. oil and gas industry?

Amid global energy crisis, president has turned to foreign producers, despite cleaner, more environmentally-friendly fossil fuels available from domestic sources.

Updated: July 25, 2022 - 3:23pm

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Since announcing in March a U.S. ban on Russian energy imports in response to Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, President Biden has turned to Iran, Venezuela, and Saudi Arabia as potential substitutes to fill the void in the global marketplace.

The U.S. oil and gas industry has described this effort as a slap in the face to domestic producers, especially since administration policy is to transition away from fossil fuels to combat climate change and U.S. fossil fuels are, industry sources say, cleaner and better for the environment than those of any other country.

What do you think? Is Biden snubbing American-made energy? Here's your chance to weigh in:

Is President Biden hostile to the U.S. oil and gas industry?

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