Yesterday, Donald Trump gave a speech on energy policy at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, a fossil fuels industry meeting held in Bismarck, North Dakota. The following is a transcript of that speech, annotated in red with some facts that don’t match the claims made
The Republicans promised that if the USA could just produce more oil, the price we pay for gasoline at the pump would go down. Drill Baby Drill, they urged. The Republicans lost with this argument in the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, but Barack Obama
In the 2008 elections, the old oil economy was rejected by voters, who supported candidates promising a new focus on sustainable energy. Why, then, are the Democrats in Congress now acting like Republicans, and supporting dirty old energy interests?