White House On High Gasoline Prices: ‘We’re Frustrated’

“Yes, we’re frustrated. We’re frustrated because you’ve seen a decrease in oil prices. You’ve not seen a decrease in gas,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a news briefing.

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White House On High Gasoline Prices: ‘We’re Frustrated’

“It doesn’t take an economist. It doesn’t take in oil market expert to recognize that that doesn’t sound, look or smell right,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki added during the news briefing on Nov. 30. (Source: Image from Nov. 29 briefing by White House / Youtube.com)

The White House hopes OPEC+ member countries will decide to release oil supplies to meet demand when they meet this week and said it was frustrating to see oil prices go down without a corresponding drop in gasoline prices at the pump.

“Yes, we’re frustrated. We’re frustrated because you've seen a decrease in oil prices. You’ve not seen a decrease in gas,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a news briefing.

“It doesn’t take an economist. It doesn’t take in oil market expert to recognize that that doesn’t sound, look or smell right.”

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