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Jen Psaki snaps about financing Russia’s war through oil, ‘only 10%’ of imports



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During a White House Press briefing, Fox News reporter Jacqui Heinrich asked Jen Psaki about the disconnect between using sanctions to say the U.S. is financially burdening Russia, while still buying their oil.

“As long as we’re buying Russian oil, though, aren’t we financing the war?” Asked Heinrich.

Just as Psaki did, when you don’t have a good defense, one gets defensive. “Well Jacqui” said Psaki condescendingly, and clearly annoyed at the question. “Again, it’s only about 10% of what we’re importing. I’ve not made any announcement about any decision on that front.” Apparently only 10% funding of a dictator’s war is morally acceptable to Democrats.

Jacqui also said both Republicans and also Democrats are now calling on the Biden administration to end buying oil from Russia. “You just said…it’s not in our strategic interest to reduce the supply, we also know [Biden]…talked about increasing domestic manufacturing to bring down prices on inflated items…why not apply the same logic to energy and increase domestic production here?”

Yet another thought, Mrs. Psaki, how about energy independence, such as the keystone pipeline? Jacqui asked her about that as well, which the Biden administration completely stopped the production of. Psaki made a snarky reply that the Keystone pipeline has “never been operational” therefore “it would take years for that to ever have any impact.”

If only we could buy back the years that Democrats and the Biden administration robbed us of the energy independence from the Pipeline. Too little, too late.


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  1. Profx

    March 4, 2022 at 10:32 am

    The keystone pipeline is just one of many sources of energy that the USA could use.
    And I wonder what 10% means? How many barrels and how much money is that per day, week, month and year?
    Plus where is the other 90 percent coming from? We know that Biden is getting oil from Iran and the rest of the Middle East. What are the numbers?

  2. Lee Melon

    March 4, 2022 at 10:36 am

    Liar’s figure and figures lie. 10% what BS. How many million barrels at $105, $110 a barrel is the real amount that is being paid. Go figure.

  3. ken

    March 4, 2022 at 10:58 pm

    Ok Peppermint Patty…First.. according to the latest available figures, the US imports(Buys) from Russia 408k barrels of oil PER DAY..At the current market price, which by the way due to YOUR boss’s anti energy policies keeps rising at a rate of 5% to 7% Per day, of $115 means the US is putting $46 million in Putin’s pockets every day.
    Next, your former boss, Obama, on every chance he got, denied the permitting for Keystone XL.
    It is YOUR people’s actions which kept the pipeline from completion and placed on line.
    Lastly, both you and Mayor Pete seem to have an aversion to long term solutions.
    I dont think I’m posing out of school here when I state that the majority of Americans have had it “up to here” with you and your spineless and incompetent administration.

  4. E.G. Hammond

    March 5, 2022 at 1:38 am

    That just proves how stupid Psaki truly is then, because Keystone was up and running just fine when President Trump was in charge, until mentally deficient Biden shut it down on his first day in office!

  5. Daniel Kahawaii

    March 5, 2022 at 2:35 am

    It is such a breath of fresh air seeing a Democrat majority RUNNING THE SHOW. Clearly, the 81M that put Biden in the OVAL, are making a lot of money. Well, gotta get while the getting is good. Because, unless they can figure out a way to get those 81M voters to vote for DEMS on every ticket, the next redistricting will find DEMS in the obituaries. No worries. I am a democrat.

    Thanks Sara Carter.

  6. Pherbia Stephens

    March 7, 2022 at 3:33 pm

    Everything Joe Biden and the Democrats have done so far has let both the Republicans AND the Democrats down. If he stays in office to the end of his term the United States will go down the drain. I pray that something will take place to relieve us sensible citizens from the pressure we are under.

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Massachusetts Democrat Mayor wants to end ‘right-to-shelter’ law amidst migrant crisis



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More Democrat leaders from non-border states are wising up to the immigration crisis our nation faces. Woburn mayor Scott Galvin, of the progressive state of Massachusetts, is hoping that lawmakers will overturn a 40-year-old law because the reality of being “bleeding heart liberals” is resulting in the demise of his town.

The 40-year-old “right-to-shelter” law has got to go, says mayor Galvin, because of the immense strain the thousands of migrant families are putting on the area’s residents. By Friday, there were about 150 families living in the city’s hotels, an “unsustainable” arrangement for his 40,000 constituents.

Galvin told the New York Times the right-to-shelter law, which only exists in Massachusetts, was “passed at a different time, and was not meant to cover what we’re seeing now.”

National Review reports:

Under the 1983 right-to-shelter law, Massachusetts officials are legally required to offer housing to any homeless families seeking shelter in the state. The law now covers a rising influx of migrant families, although individuals are not covered under its provisions.

“We’re going above and beyond, while some communities around us are not being impacted, and we don’t have endless capacity in our schools,” said Galvin. “The benefits that are bestowed on migrants make the state a very attractive destination, and without some changes, this challenge is not going to abate.”

Massachusetts Democrat Governor Maura Healey already declared a state of emergency on August 8th, requesting help from the federal government. On August 31, Healey activated up to 250 Massachusetts National Guard members to assist the more than 6,000 migrant families already in the state’s shelter system.

Approximately 6,300 families are living in emergency shelters and hotels across the state, up roughly 50 percent from the year prior. The cost for such accommodations for all the migrants is approximately $45 million per month, National Review reports.

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