President Biden was merely paying extra lip service to the inflation and oil value disaster when he ordered the release of fifty million barrels of oil from the United States’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Jesse Watters stated Tuesday on “The Five”.

While 50 million barrels might look like a considerable amount of the valuable commodity, the nation will use that up in about 2½ days, Watters stated.

“Joe does not seem very concerned, does he? He wants higher prices – I guess he said it makes it easier to transition to green [energy],” he stated. “He does not want to pay a political price, so they do the silly release, which is nothing.”

President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Brussels Airport in Brussels, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

President Joe Biden boards Air Force One at Brussels Airport in Brussels, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

“That is like your mother asking you to bring her something for Thanksgiving and you show up with two Triscuits. What is that going to do? We are not going to get anywhere.”

Watters urged OPEC has been ignoring Biden’s pleas for extra overseas manufacturing whereas the president may remedy the disaster by merely reverting to home drilling on federal lands in Alaska as President Trump supported, and to reestablish the Keystone XL pipeline venture between Alberta, Canada, and the Gulf Coast.

Host Dana Perino additional added that Biden’s deputies did not fare a lot better underneath press questioning Tuesday, with Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm responding that she doesn’t know the quantity of oil the United States consumes per day.

“You should probably know that if you are the secretary of energy,” Perino stated. 

US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm speaks during the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, annual meeting of all the IAEA member states, at the agency's headquarters in Vienna, Austria on September 20, 2021. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images)

US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm speaks throughout the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, annual assembly of all of the IAEA member states, on the company’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria on September 20, 2021. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP) (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP by way of Getty Images)

“Joe Biden talked about how long he has been in Washington and how much experience he has [but] any president who tries to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is not actually in an oil emergency. It’s like a gnat on an elephant,” she stated.

Perino stated Biden is probably going hoping this newest transfer will make the disaster disappear throughout and after the vacation weekend.

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