Biden Snaps At Rally: ‘No More Drilling! There Is No More Drilling!’

US President Joe Biden speaks at a Democratic National Committee event at the Columbus Club in Union Station, Washington, DC, November 2, 2022. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “There are at least five more years of offshore drilling,” the woman shouted back. “— in the Atlantic or the Pacific but in the Antarctic and off the gulf of New Mexico.”
  • “That was before I was president,” Biden responded. “We’re trying to work on that and get that done.”
  • Biden’s remarks come after he said late last week that he was going to be shutting down coal plants across the country amid an energy crisis.

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