Watch: AOC Walks Away When Asked About Her Message to Americans Facing Record Prices at the Pump

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez refused to respond when asked what she would say to Americans who are facing record prices at the gas pump. In a video obtained by Fox News, the second term Congresswoman walked away when asked if she supported expanding U.S. energy production to help alleviate record high gas prices.

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In the video, Ocasio-Cortez ignored questions requesting her perspective on President Biden’s sanctions against Russia, his administration’s ban on Russian oil, as well the high cost of gasoline. Ocasio-Cortez continued on to her dinner at Bullfeathers, a restaurant just across the street from the U.S. Capitol building, with her colleague Congressman Mondaire Jones.

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On Wednesday, the average price for a gallon of gasoline hit a record high for the second consecutive day according to AAA.

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Fox News’ Hillary Vaughn spoke with Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday about the Biden Administrations’ ban on Russian oil. When asked if the U.S. should buy oil from Iran and Venezuela, Ocasio-Cortez said that, “None of these options are good ones.”

“It’s very alarming that many people are pushing to increase either imports or production of oil,” Ocasio-Cortez continued, “What we really need to be doing is rapidly investing in solar and wind.”

Ocasio-Cortez has previously tweeted her support for “targeted sanctions against Putin and his oligarchs.” Her refusal to comment comes just a day after President Biden announced sanctions against Russian oil and gas.

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