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The White House says it “completely” disagrees with Jeff Bezos’ remarks on U.S. gas prices

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Washington (Sputnik)-The White House “completely” disagrees with billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos’ remarks about how the Biden administration deals with high gasoline prices in the United States, spokesman Karine said.・ Jean-Pierre told reporters.

“We do not fully agree with Jeff Bezos. As I said earlier, to distribute distributors from oil companies to refineries to retailers and pass on local low costs to consumers. We will continue to call on everyone along the distribution chain, “Jean Pierre said at a press conference on Tuesday.

On Saturday, U.S. President Joe Biden said during the war, global dangerous companies operating gas stations should lower prices to reflect the cost that citizens are paying for their products. rice field.

Later that day, Bezos said inflation was a very important issue for the White House to continue to make such statements, either as a direct misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics. Stated.

Amazon Jeff Bezos, US CEO, will attend an action session on forests and land use during the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021. -Sputnik International, 1920, 03.07.2022

Market dynamics by Jeff Bezos calling for gas price cuts claiming to “misunderstand” Biden

White House spokesman Karine Jean-Pierre said oil prices have fallen by about $ 15 in the past month, but gas station prices have barely fallen. This is not a basic market move, but one that is losing US consumers.

As of Tuesday, the national average price of gasoline in the United States was $ 4.8 per gallon, according to the American Automobile Association. At the same time, car drivers in West Coast states (California, Oregon, Washington) are seeing the highest prices for pumps reaching $ 7 per gallon.



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