SHOT: CNN: Biden demands faster drop in gas prices as oil tumbles

CHASER:  Former White House energy advisor/President of Rapidan Energy:

As the American Petroleum Institute’s SVP of Policy, Economics and Regulatory Affairs Frank Macchiarola told reporters today:

“The American people are looking for solutions, not finger pointing. Across the economy, retail prices in many industries go down slower than they go up — this isn’t a new phenomenon. As we’ve seen in the past, it takes time for changing market conditions to work through the supply chain and for the price of crude oil to be widely reflected in the price we pay at local gas stations, more than 95 percent of which are independently owned small businesses and not operated by oil companies.”

For a deeper dive, see this twitter thread by a Dallas Fed energy economist.

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