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The Leader’s Floor Lookout: Thursday, January 12, 2023

Here’s what to watch for on the House Floor today:
Stopping the Biden Department of Energy From Selling Our Strategic Petroleum Reserve to China    Over the past two years, President Biden has drained our Strategic Petroleum Reserve to distract from his war on American energy, weakening our economic and national security. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve is now at its lowest level since 1983.  
Worse still, the Biden Administration sold oil from our strategic reserves to the Chinese Communist Party, which now has the largest government-controlled reserve of oil in the world.
House Republicans have a plan to stop President Biden from sending our emergency fuel supply to China. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ legislation, H.R. 22, Protecting America’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve from China Act, will prevent further direct or indirect sales and exports from our Strategic Petroleum Reserve to the Chinese Communist Party and help end Biden’s abuse of our strategic reserves. We cannot allow the Biden Administration to bolster China’s national security at our own expense.