Donald Trump Reverses Barack Obama’s Drilling Ban

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President Trump has been hard at work cleaning up the messes of the former president, Barack Obama, as well as making some major changes of his own through executive order. The latest is one that he hopes will bring many jobs back to the U.S., while boosting our economy. Read below to find out more about his order on Offshore Drilling.

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new executive order on an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy as he proclaimed, “It’s going to lead to a lot of great wealth for our country and a lot of great jobs for our country.”

From the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Trump thanked Secretaries Wilbur Ross and Ryan Zinke, lauded their job performance, then told those gathered:

This is a great day for American workers and families, and today we’re unleashing American energy and clearing the way for thousands and thousands of high-paying American energy jobs. Our country is blessed with incredible natural resources, including abundant offshore oil and natural gas reserves. But the federal government has kept 94 percent of these offshore areas closed for exploration and production.  And when they say closed, they mean closed.

This deprives our country of potentially thousands and thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in wealth. I pledged to take action, and today I am keeping that promise.

The President stated that the order…

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