Obama defends his policy on oil pipeline
March 22nd, 2012
06:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama defends his policy on oil pipeline

Stillwater, Oklahoma (CNN) – President Barack Obama took on critics of his energy policies Thursday, saying in carefully coordinated speeches that they weren't paying attention to increased oil production at home and were misleading the public about the cause of rising gas prices.

"Anyone who says that we're somehow suppressing domestic oil production isn't paying attention," Obama said in Cushing, Oklahoma, on the second day of a four-state tour to tout his policies.

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