Research about President and Gas Prices

The President has little control over how high gas prices are. Americans tend to give Presidents too much credit when things are going good and too much credit when things are going bad. The house or Representatives has more control than the President and needs a certain percentage of the house to make policy changes. These links below provide more info on the Presidency’s impact on gasoline prices. The President can veto certain policies and work on relationships with oil industry leaders.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/business/gas-prices-are-out-of-any-presidents-control.html?_r=0

http://www.usnews.com/debate-club/is-obama-to-blame-for-high-gas-prices

http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2014/12/08/oil-prices-crash-obamas-latest-blow-to-the-american-economy/

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