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FILE - Storage tanks are shown at a refinery in Detroit, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. The White House on Tuesday said it had ordered 50 million barrels of oil released from strategic reserve to bring down energy costs. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

White House announces plan to release 50M barrels of oil from reserves

The White House announces plans to combat rising gas prices by releasing 50 million barrels of oil held in U.S. reserves, 18 million of which have already been approved for sale by Congress. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with Daniel Turner, the founder and executive director of Power the Future, about the latest move. 

WOODSTOCK, NH - NOVEMBER 16: US President Joe Biden greets people after delivering a speech on infrastructure while visiting the bridge along NH 175 spanning the Pemigewasset River on November 16, 2021 in Woodstock, New Hampshire. The visit to the bridge, listed in poor condition since 2013, follows the signing of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill on Monday. (Photo by John Tully/Getty Images)

Biden bows to China, shows weakness

Joe Biden has come under fire for showing weakness and compromise in the face of Chinese aggression. Critics say Biden has been failing to take a stand or support the independence of Taiwan from Mainland China.

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency Chinese President Xi Jinping, fourth from right waves as he greets U.S. President Joe Biden via video link from Beijing, China on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. Biden opened his virtual meeting with Xi by saying the goal of the two world leaders should be to ensure that competition between the two superpowers "does not veer into conflict." (Ding Lin/Xinhua via AP)

Biden, Xi Jinping hold virtual meeting

Joe Biden and and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, held a virtual meeting to work through areas of disagreement between the world’s two largest economies. Biden hosted the meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House Monday night with a number of top officials.