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Trump Says He’ll Add to Oil Reserve and Eyes Saudi Shipments

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Watch: Trump says he plans to add as much as 75 million barrels of oil to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve,(Source: APTN/Bloomberg)
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President Donald Trump said he wants to add as much as 75 million barrels of oil to the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve, taking advantage of record low prices for crude, and that he’ll consider blocking imports of crude from Saudi Arabia.

Oil is at “a level that’s very interesting to a lot of people right now,” Trump said Monday at a White House news conference. “That would be the first time in a long time it’s been topped out -- we’ll get it for the right price.”