President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will “get our energy business back,” as he met with oil executives from at least seven companies amid the ongoing collapse in oil prices.
“We’ll work this out and we’ll get our energy business back. I’m with you 1,000%. It’s a great business, it’s a very vital business,” he said. Trump added that he’s “looking very seriously” at an infrastructure package.
The president said that the energy executives did not ask for a bailout, although tariffs were discussed. “Am I thinking about imposing it [tariffs] as of this moment? No. But if we’re not treated fairly, it’s certainly a tool in the tool box,” he said at a White House briefing after his meeting with energy executives.
Trump again reiterated that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin…