The Biden-era energy policy Republicans keep pretending not to notice (MSNBC)

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    The Biden-era energy policy Republicans keep pretending not to notice – By Steve Benen (MSNBC) / Aug 25, 2023

    Republican presidential candidates keep saying it’s time to “unlock American energy,” but there’s no need to unlock something that isn’t currently locked.

    If a typical voter watched Wednesday night’s Republican presidential primary debate, and had no independent knowledge about the Biden administration’s energy policies, he or she might come away with the impression that energy production in the United States has been dramatically curtailed in recent years.

    This, for example, was the line Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed during the event:

    We need to lower your gas prices. We’re going to open up all energy production. We will be energy dominant again in this country.

    And here was Republican entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy.

    This isn’t that complicated, guys, unlock American energy, drill, frack, burn coal, and embrace nuclear.

    CONTINUE > https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/biden-era-energy-policy-republicans-keep-pretending-not-notice-rcna101806

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