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Burgess: Tells The Evening Edit Biden's Priorities are Overseas

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX),joined Fox Business’ “The Evening Edit” with host Elizabeth MacDonald to discuss the administration releasing millions of barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to the Chinese Communist Party.


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Missing pieces: "Everyone will talk about how dangerous fentanyl is coming across our southern border. Where is it manufactured? It's manufactured in of China.It comes to this country illicitly across the southern border. Then here's the tragic and heartbreaking part about all of this, in the midst of everything that we know, the Biden Administration turns around and sells our strategic petroleum reserve to China. None of this makes any sense. All of it represents a dereliction of duty.

Taken by storm: "The Strategic Petroleum Reserve is there in case we have an emergency. I don't know if anyone's paying attention in the White House, but we are just starting into hurricane season."

Double standard:"China is already[to blame]for this Coronavirus, fentanyl, and the theft of intellectual property from universities. This is a serious [problem], one that cannot just simply be dismissed. Can you imagine just for a moment, if you had one of the President's Trump children doing this with an adversary? There'd be no end to the outcry that the media would put forward on this. That is all strangely silent."