Biden tapping oil reserve for 6 months to control gas prices

President Joe Biden speaks about his administration's plans to combat rising gas prices in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Thursday in Washington. / PATRICK SEMANSKY / ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden on Thursday ordered the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the nation's strategic petroleum reserve for six months, a bid to control energy prices that have spiked after the United States and allies imposed steep sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. The president…

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