Gas station owners hit back after Biden blames them for high prices: 'So untethered from reality'

I was pretty annoyed that [バイデン] would make the suggestion that it’s the corner gas station, the quintessential small business of America that is causing this problem,” 彼が言った フォックス・ニュース’ ジェシー・ワターズ 火曜日の夜.

CHICAGO, IL - 五月 22:  Customers purchase gasoline at a Marathon gas station on May 22, 2014 シカゴで, イリノイ. Marathon Petroleum Corp. has agreed to purchase Hess gasoline stations for $  2.6 十億. The acquisition will expand Marathon Petroleums retail presence from nine to 23 州.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

CHICAGO, IL – 五月 22: Customers purchase gasoline at a Marathon gas station on May 22, 2014 シカゴで, イリノイ. Marathon Petroleum Corp. has agreed to purchase Hess gasoline stations for $ 2.6 十億. The acquisition will expand Marathon Petroleums retail presence from nine to 23 州. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The former gas station owner went further, saying Biden’s statements areso untethered from realitythat he alleges the president either misspoke or lacks understanding of how the pricing process works.

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“[Gas station owners] are not making any more than they were a month ago, a month before, or even a year ago,” Risalvato said, arguing that store owners have no control over the price uptick.

Two other small business owners expressed their frustration with Biden on狐 & フレンズファースト” 水曜日, including Pennsylvania gas station owner Faizan Sarwar, who was quick to discredit Biden’s claims as well.

“[エイプリルフール] are hurting us in a lot of ways possible. We really don’t have any type of control on these gas prices at all especially when these fuel companies actually email us with what’s going to be next,” 彼は言った.

Sarwar added that gas stations actually incur losses since they are unable to lower prices on their own and shared that he is teaming up with conservative political advocacy group Americans for Prosperity to help bring down the price of gas at his station to pre-Biden levels at $ 2.38 ガス価格の高騰により2週間で労働力の.

Joe Ferri, の所有者 “Joey’s The Edgetavern in Pennsylvania, also worked to combat President Biden’s economic policies by teaming up with Americans for Prosperity to bring free drinks to customers and highlight how much the president’s policies are harming Americans.

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