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President Biden insisted Tuesday that the nation’s rising gas costs are not a results of his administration’s climate change policies.

“I also want to briefly address one myth about inflated gas prices,” Biden stated. “They’re not due to environmental measures. My effort to combat climate change is not raising the price of gas or increasing its availability. What it’s doing is increasing the availability of jobs. Jobs building electric cars, like the one I drove at the GM factory in Detroit last week.”

Biden’s feedback got here throughout a speech in regards to the economic system, throughout which he additionally delivered a Thanksgiving message.

U.S. President Joe Biden announces the release of 50 million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

U.S. President Joe Biden declares the discharge of fifty million barrels of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

BIDEN APPEARS TO READ ‘END OF QUOTE’ FROM TELEPROMPTER DURING GAS PRICE INFLATION SPEECH

“Joe Biden’s failed leadership caused skyrocketing prices, and now American families are paying more for gas, groceries, and everything this Thanksgiving,” stated Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Ronna McDaniel in an announcement in response to Biden’s remarks.

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2021, file photo, cargo vessels are seen anchored offshore, sharing space with oil platforms, before heading into the Los Angeles-Long Beach port. (AP Photo/Eugene Garcia, File)

FILE – In this Oct. 5, 2021, file picture, cargo vessels are seen anchored offshore, sharing house with oil platforms, earlier than heading into the Los Angeles-Long Beach port. (AP Photo/Eugene Garcia, File)

“Biden’s Build Back Broke agenda does not cost $0 – it would pump trillions of dollars in reckless spending into the economy, further increasing prices and raising taxes on hardworking Americans. In Biden’s America, you have to empty your wallet to fill your plate this Thanksgiving.”

BIDEN ADMIN CONSIDERING SHUTTING DOWN MICHIGAN PIPELINE, DRAWING CRITICISM AND DIRE WARNING AS WINTER NEARS

Biden’s transfer to faucet the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve is predicted to supply Chinese and Indian oil wants as gasoline demand has led to world shortages, experiences stated Tuesday. The White House stated the Department of Energy will launch 50 million barrels of oil held in U.S. reserves, 18 million of which have already been congressionally accepted for sale.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden announces the nomination of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for a second four-year term, and Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard to serve as vice chair, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden declares the nomination of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for a second four-year time period, and Federal Reserve board member Lael Brainard to function vice chair, within the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium on the White House in Washington, U.S., November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Sour crude oil accommodates excessive ranges of sulfur, which reportedly makes it dearer to course of and historically turns consumers away. 

Fox News’ Caitlin McFall contributed to this report.