CNN Anchor Hits Biden’s Oil Company Bait & Switch

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CNN anchor John Berman challenged Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm directly during a Wednesday morning interview, asking how President Joe Biden could expect oil companies to absorb losses in the near term while his administration worked to put them out of business entirely.Berman pointed to the fact that Biden and other members of the administration have hardly been shy about their long-term goals of putting an end to fossil fuels in an effort to balance out the impact of climate change. He then argued that convincing oil companies to absorb profit losses to help bring down inflation and gas prices — which have been bouncing from one record high to the next — could be a hard sell if they believe their entire existence to be at risk once the immediate crisis is averted.WATCH:CNN’s John Berman asks Energy Sec. Granholm how President Joe Biden could expect oil companies to absorb losses in the near term while his administration works to put them out of business entirely. pic.twitter.com/UpJiBR6roJ— Virginia Kruta (@VAKruta) June 15, 2022Berman and Granholm discussed President Biden’s call to oil companies, criticizing them for bringing in record profits while Americans pay more at the pump almost by the day. “Your companies need to work with my Administration to bring forward concrete, near-term solutions,” Biden said, promising to use every available tool to help bring costs down.Berman asked Granholm whether a surtax on oil companies was one of the things Biden was considering, and she replied, “It is a tool. I’m not saying he would support it. He wants to hear from the companies first.”Noting that the administration had been clear about its plan to move the coun …

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