Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was hit with backlash this week when she admitted she did not know how many barrels of oil the U.S. consumes per day.
“I don’t have that number in front of me,” Granholm told a reporter during a White House press briefing on Tuesday.
The question came in response to President Joe Biden tapping into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an attempt to help bring down soaring gas prices.
Reporter: “How many barrels of oil does the U.S. consume per day?”
Biden’s energy secretary: “I don’t have that number in front of me” pic.twitter.com/Z0Zv7tHS2v
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“File this one under ‘not qualified to be Energy Secretary,’” Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) reacted to the jarring clip.
File this one under “not qualified to