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Chairman Bishop Interview on Morning in America with Bill Bennett


WASHINGTON, D.C., March 2, 2015 - On March 2, 2015, Chairman Rob Bishop joined Morning in America radio host Bill Bennett to discuss fracking, OPEC, and federal lands. 

“The United States is a leader now in energy production, we’ve caught up to the Russians and Saudi Arabians, but we’ve done that all on state and private lands,” stated Bishop. “If the nation is to go forward now and become an economic leader – so we can benefit our allies, we won’t be bullied by OPEC, we can increase our exports, lower the cost of energy here – you’ve got to go onto federal lands and offshore. And that’s the purview of my committee. So we’re not just a western committee anymore. We really have an impact on the entire country as well as foreign policy…” 

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