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Permitted such as the Obama's traveling this weekend millions of Americans will pull up to a gas station this week and find.
The highest holiday gasoline prices in the years nationally gasoline is three dollars and 81 cents a gallon but.
It's expected to skyrocket this summer thanks to Washington's it -- energy policy.
Is for bought gas the new reality turning out.
John Fleming of Louisiana who serves on the house natural resources committee thank you very much surfer for spending some time but -- of all the money.
Well what about it mr.
Obama seems to want to make this world -- wants to shake a lot of hands may -- garner a lot of boats around the world a lot of support around the world I should say meanwhile people at the pump today are gonna pay.
Four boxes now some.
Who's gonna change.
Well absolutely year -- and you know.
Gas prices I don't care what anybody says.
Our function of supply and demand like any other commodity.
And the president has been fighting -- tooth and nail.
In natural resources and and certainly those who are producing -- gas and other fuels.
In allowing us to reduce the amount necessary.
To get those prices -- on -- Again with the first a moratorium.
-- a -- -- him permeating offshore.
The attacks on natural gas which is big.
-- -- very big play in my personal district.
Going after -- tracking and in the statements that have been made by the president by mr.
Chu and also mr.
silos are all saying.
You know it might be a good thing to see higher gas prices.
Because that makes alternative fuels may be somewhat competitive in the future it's strive I've been on record saying -- four pillars of high gas prices choose Salazar.
Obama and Lisa Jackson from the EPA.
-- really you know -- -- license if for example says that there intentionally keeping gasoline prices high what do you say to that accusation.
I would agree with that I think everything in their behavior.
Is consistent with that.
And if you look at their ideology.
The way that they want to.
Model our economy after Western Europe where gas prices are deliberately in the 810 dollar range.
And the fact that.
The alternative forms of energy can't cut it in the competitive environment.
I just the other day T.
Boone Pickens announced these throwing in the towel alone.
Wind turbines because he knows that natural gas is just -- much.
Which better form of NG for a let let let's call it the secretary of energy Steven -- is said we think we eat he thinks we should have eight -- nine -- ten dollar a gallon gasoline like Europe does to drive us to the green agenda.
Salazar interior secretary selves -- tells us.
Well he's gonna slow down the permit permitting of offshore drilling.
Lisa Jackson's EPA -- done nothing but strangle the pipeline for getting gasoline to the driver driving up prices and mr.
Obama's it's improbable all these who's really to blame which one -- point a finger at one.
Well I I think it's the entire agenda the the left wing agenda.
Linked with the environmentalist.
They're working together in concert in secret.
They put the rhetoric out front that hey we want to get those gas prices down but the real problem in their view.
Is the big bad all companies and hey why don't we go out in tax some more.
How in the world -- that drop prices down it would make them go up because it would be passed down to the consumer.
Right all right this congressman thank you very much appreciate your time today yes I think we are.