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President Biden has taken a number of steps to curb domestic fossil fuel production since taking office but has still turned to foreign dictators for oil as prices have ticked up.
The Biden administration has aggressively pushed its climate agenda, which includes a transition from fossil fuels to green energy, over its first 20 months in office. For example, it has taken aim at oil and natural gas pipelines, restrained leasing on federal lands and waters, moved forward with stringent climate disclosure rules for the private sector and introduced burdensome environmental regulations.
“Americans are taking it in the shorts because the Biden administration has basically declared war on American affordable, abundant energy,” Dan Kish, a senior fellow at free-market think tank Institute for Energy Research, told Fox News Digital in an interview.
The average price of gasoline nationwide increased to $3.87 a gallon on Thursday, extending …