Nikki Haley: OPEC wanted to ‘stick it to Biden’ after Saudi remarks, Iran deal efforts


Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that President Biden should not have been surprised that ministers from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC+) decided to cut oil production – in fact, she implied it could have been done just to spite him.

After OPEC+, which is led by Saudi Arabia, announced last week that they would cut oil production by 2 million barrels a day in a move that is expected to raise oil prices globally. In response, President Biden said the move was “a disappointment” that “says there are problems” with Washington’s relationship with Riyadh.

“I don’t know why he’s mad when you go and you call for the rest of the world to make Saudi Arabia an international pariah,” Haley told “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo, “when you go in, you fall all over yourself to get into the Iran deal, which upsets all of…

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