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Former Trump’s energy minister Rick Perry joined “Gannites“Monday to address the reluctance of Biden administrations to increase oil production in the U.S. as gas prices rise by more than $ 4 a gallon.
RICK PERRY: We realized this was going to happen as soon as we saw the Biden administration start shutting down our fossil fuel production in the United States. We knew that the Russians were going to use energy as a weapon. We talked about it to the point of nausea in Europe when delivering American liquefied natural gas. We basically called it the “gas of freedom,” and that was exactly it. We see the reality of reckless disregard for reality, and this is what this administration is doing. Reckless disregard for reality. The reality was that if you gave the Russians energy weapons, they were going to use them.
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