Originally Posted by ClydeG19
Cmon, the President has nothing to do with gas prices, regardless of who is in office. Supply and demand, the oil companies, OPEC, etc. They control oil prices. What would you want Obama to do, cut the fed gas tax? That would save us 18 cents per gallon.
That simply is not true. Increasing refinery capacity would generate some downward pressure on gas prices over the long term. That is an executive function, all you have to do is issue the permits to allow it.