Former President Donald Trump advised “Hannity” Tuesday that President Biden could be very very like former President Jimmy Carter, however that his concentrate on job-killing and inflation-inducing inexperienced vitality insurance policies is making issues worse than they had been within the Nineteen Seventies.

Carter, now 97, oversaw the Iran Hostage Crisis, stagflation, and the notorious U.S. “gas lines” – the place shortages of petroleum led to guidelines that dictated drivers may replenish their autos solely on days that particularly matched even or odd digits on their license plates.

“What is happening to prices is many times more than any possible tax increase that anybody could get. On top of that, in this new [Build Back Better] bill, they want big tax increases: People will pay massive tax increases. I am not talking about the wealthy, I am talking about everybody,” Trump mentioned.

The inexperienced vitality insurance policies of at this time’s Democrats are inflicting large financial ache, particularly in states like California, he added.


“Look at the brownouts all over California. It’s terrible. All of this nonsense they are doing. They want to replace clean fossil fuels,” Trump advised host Sean Hannity.

“Look at the brownouts all over California. It’s terrible. All of this nonsense they are doing. They want to replace clean fossil fuels.”

— Former President Trump

California additionally has the nation’s highest gas tax, at almost 69 cents per gallon – intently adopted by Democratic-run states Illinois with 60 cents and Pennsylvania with slightly below 59 cents per gallon. The lowest state gasoline tax is present in oil-rich Alaska, the place it’s 15 cents per gallon, in response to the Tax Foundation.

High gasoline costs are posted at a full service gasoline station in Beverly Hills, California, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. 
(Associated Press)

On “Hannity.” Trump mentioned the Democrats in energy had been ignoring an efficient gasoline as they embark on their inexperienced agenda.

“Natural gas is very clean but it’s powerful,” Trump mentioned.


“It could fuel our country and they want to replace it with wind — where they spend billions of dollars in subsidies for it. Everything comes from other countries. It’s unbelievable.”

The former president beforehand championed the power for the U.S. to supply such gasoline domestically, from the expansive Bakken deposits of North Dakota and Marcellus deposit spanning New York, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.