Biden Chief Economist Blames Putin for Record-High Gas Prices, Hopes OPEC Will Help

‘We’re doing all that we can to help on the price front’

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BERNSTEIN: "Well, let me start by underscoring some of the points that the president made in his op-ed earlier this week which is targeting precisely what and who you asked about there. I mean, this is a president who grew up in a family where high gas and grocery prices were kitchen table --"
GEIST: "Yeah."
BERNSTEIN: "-- issues. So, of course we’re doing all that we can to help on the price front and particularly gas at the pump, but in -- in other commodities as well. Now, of course, as you said, Vladimir Putin’s unjust invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine is all over that issue, and we’re hearing today some reports that OPEC may step up and compensate for the some of the lost Russian barrels.”

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