Administration's handling of gas prices
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:37
- Date Mar 21, 2012
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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With gas prices nearing four dollars a gallon president Obama's top energy -- Steven -- took to Capitol Hill yesterday.
And defended his efforts in controlling the high prices listen.
In an earlier hearing you gave yourself an a minus.
In whether -- station do you give yourself an a minus.
Actually I do.
OK in in.
-- controlling the the cost of gasoline at the pump you give yourself an a minus well we did the tools we have at our disposal are limited but I would say -- we give myself a little higher.
Chu gave himself and as a matter of fact but is that fair considering the high cost of gas.
Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson GDP JJ has a prescription for America okay I Eli doing allele -- home.
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Leads a very charmed the life he blew the BP.
As spill operations.
The government through billions down the drain and crony capitalism for Solyndra and these other kind of phony investments involving.
Guess at the pump has doubled almost four dollars more than four dollars in some place where it was and now how did it himself and -- and now the latest yesterday is.
The United States instead of giving -- one of -- 30% duties on Chinese imports we've heard Donald Trump talk about this.
Chinese imports of solar cells and panels they gave -- two to 5%.
Instead of protecting American industry in terms of solar power they said no no bring more that more that Chinese product in the United States.
So when Obama took office.
Gas was at want an average of about dollar 85 now it's 386.
-- what has he done right.
Well you know he's a Nobel laureate he's he's he's a great Berkeley professor he's usually going to Harvard what -- -- -- like a nice person these is obviously Smart but he hasn't been.
Effective and and the -- was in the putting the proof is in the weather station program that had a tremendous amount of failures the proof is losing billions of dollars.
And -- billions of dollars and we've lost hasn't done two things it hasn't yielded new jobs.
In the sector.
Nor has it made it's less energy dependent.
So we're spending billions of dollars on an industry that's not working out yet at this point that will in the future at the same time the president laps.
Last that the month trip drill baby drill so we're not effective here and then we're going to bed over here we're not -- the Keystone Pipeline.
Over there and we're giving plaudits and no I did in a well I'd like -- to tell let anybody pull -- up to any gas pump today and I will be as well I'll say hey.
What did you do to us here secretary issue.
Eight -- -- I don't know if you got if you got a chance to see this you know this hearing but it did get Divx content -- with Darrell ice.
And -- you know -- actually went on his Twitter -- the fact that these guys have twitters.
He calls to a hypocrite.
-- leaving the hearing -- an SUV now okay.
Well the secretary Chu and maybe we have the photo that secretary Chu responded.
That in fact -- -- flex fuel.
So all of those sold so it's really a a a Green.
-- SUV -- 97 feet -- But it's a Green.
SUV OK right now though there it is -- -- -- what he did you open a Smart Car that's for sure they're great to see whether the CRB the government -- data.