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Iranian OPEC Minister Begs Trump To Stop Tweeting

Axios reports: In a statement to Iranian news agency Shana on Thursday, Iran’s OPEC minister, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, addressed President Trump, who has been demanding on Twitter that OPEC lower oil prices, directly, hoping to set the record straight: “Mr. President … OPEC has not defined oil prices for the past 30 years. Your tweets have driven the prices up …

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Gas Prices Have Spiked 31% Since Last Memorial Day

CNN Money reports: Get ready for sticker shock at the gas station if you’re one of the estimated 41.5 million Americans hitting the roads this Memorial Day weekend. Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. A spike in crude oil prices has lifted the national average price of gas by 31% over the past year, according to AAA. The rebound …

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Gas Price Hits $5/Gallon In Manhattan [VIDEO]

Leading economic indicator? New York’s Fox affiliate reports: With the summer travel season fast approaching, gas prices are on the rise but some people are getting sticker shock in Manhattan. Regular gas has hit $5 a gallon at at least one station. A Mobil station on 11th Ave. in Hell’s Kitchen has raised its prices to $4.999 a gallon. Across …

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Trump Backs 25¢ Per Gallon Gas Tax Hike

Politico reports: President Donald Trump signaled support for a 25-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase to help pay for infrastructure at a meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday, a source in the room told POLITICO. Trump’s support, though not confirmed by the White House, represents a stark departure from recent administrations and congressional leaders that have tip-toed around the issue because raising the …

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New McCain Ad Blames Barack Obama For Rising Gas Prices

As a YouTube commenter wryly notes, Obama is totally responsible for rising gas prices because he went back in time and made sure that the world of the future would be dependent on a finite resource largely owned by foreign countries. Seriously ladies and germs, where’s all that oil we’re stealing from Iraq?

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