These are mutually exclusive positions!
Releasing oil from the strategic reserves will drive down the price of oil and gas, but drilling for and producing more domestic oil won’t affect the price?
A Sign Of Things To Come? Gas Prices Top $5 Per Gallon On Long Island
The sign at the Gulf station on Northern Boulevard in Great Neck really does say a gallon of regular will cost you $4.99.9. Unless you have a spare one-tenth of a penny lying around, for all intents and purposes, that’s a $5 gallon of gasoline — $5.09 if you use a credit card. [snip]
According to Obama Administration spokesman, the Organizer-in-chief is contemplating a release of oil from the SPR.
Sounds like a crock to me.