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Energy prices were a topic of discussion Tuesday night when U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La, joined Granthshala News host Laura Ingraham on “The Ingraham Angle.”

Ingraham began the segment by showing a video clip of President Biden’s Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, telling reporters during a news conference that she did not know how many barrels of oil Americans were consuming each day.


“I don’t have that number in front of me,” said Granholm.

Ingraham said the remarks suggested deficiencies in Biden’s cabinet but Kennedy offered a different view.

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US Sen. John Kennedy, R-La: I think they are just trying to create a distraction. They know what the answer is.

Back to what we were doing in December last year. Let America be energy-independent. We have reserve.

Their reliance on foreign oil has resulted in skyrocketing gas prices. I think if a lot of people won the lottery, the first thing they would do is fill up their gas tank.

I mean, it’s just ridiculous. The average price is $3.50.

I was in California a few weeks ago, there’s five bucks a gallon.

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