Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Obama On High Gas Prices: 'Use Less Oil'


President Obama talks SC topics with Live 5's Debi Chard
By Philip Weiss
-       GAS PRICES: "Gas prices continue to be an ongoing problem," said Obama. "I'm proud of the fact that under my administration, oil production is higher than it has been in a decade or more. We have seen a doubling of fuel efficiency standards on cars over the next several years, so that is saving people money at the pump."The president said one of the things that must happen in order to lower gas prices is to make the "overall economy use less oil."
"Unfortunately because of world-wide demand, oil prices are going to keep going up and down until we put in place some of the energy saving proposals I talked about in the State of the Union," Obama said.

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