By: Shane Harris
On his first day in office, Joe Biden halted construction of the keystone pipeline, jeopardizing the hard-won energy independence secured under President Trump. It was an ominous sign of things to come. Biden has since proceeded to further curtail, and in some cases shut down, American oil production. But even as Biden kills domestic production, he has been forced to pitifully beg for oil from hostile foreign nations. As this article was going to press, Biden was asking OPEC to increase its output. The contrast with President Trump’s energy policies could not be any starker.