Boehner: 'Damn Time' For a US Energy Policy

Speaker John Boehner sounds off on gas prices and US energy policy.
1:23 | 02/28/12

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The price capsule has written. By two fact is driven by supply driven by demand. And the fact is is that the supply most of it comes from the Middle East where there's an awful -- -- we're concerned about whether that flow of oil is gonna contended. Secondly when it looks at demand -- -- into the summer driving season. And the EPA requires thirty different blends of gasoline to -- it is. For the summer months and most of the and -- to try to produce those thirty different -- and then ship them. A puts an awful lot of demand on -- such as a result you've got you've got much higher prices. Americans understand. But we can produce more of our own -- They don't understand. Why 35 years. Since the all the -- 1974. But we've never. -- nationalist people's. We've got a handful of environmental. Groups radical environmental rules on who stood in the way of cabinet national energy policy all of these years. And it's just about damn time. -- -- A national energy policy. And do something the American people that it.

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