[PBS NewsHour]

President Biden releases more oil from strategic reserve to help lower gas prices

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden announced the release of an additional 15 million barrels of oil from the U.S. strategic reserve.

The president insisted the move is not politically motivated ahead of the midterms and criticized oil companies for not doing more to ease pain at the pump.

NewsHour’s Geoff Bennett digs deeper into what the administration is doing and the questions around its broader approach.