Biden blames war in Ukraine for escalating oil prices

Biden blames war in Ukraine for escalating oil prices

President Biden blamed the war in Ukraine for escalating the price of oil and gas as he spoke to reporters Saturday.

Biden has blamed the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

Biden said it was outrageous that the war in Ukraine was causing the war.

The president made a statement about the decision to tap into U.S. oil reserves.

He said we're trying to make sure we can increase the amount of barrels of oil that are being pumped out of the reserve we have.

Americans ranked inflation as the most urgent issue facing the country over gun violence by a margin of 2 to 1, as tied with his lowest approval rating yet, and Democrats remain underwater in their midterm election support from registered voters, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

If held today, 46% of registered voters say they would want Republicans to win the U.S. House of Representatives, while 41% say they want Democrats to stay in the majority.