Candidate Biden said he would phase out the U.S. oil industry

57% of Americans voters,
including 41% of Republicans,
support transitioning off oil!

By Lisa Martine Jenkins | October 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm ET
Morning Consult

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After former Vice President Joe Biden said he would phase out the U.S. oil industry over time in order to make space for the transition to renewable energy in one of the more memorable moments of the Thursday debate, President Donald Trump treated his comments as a gaffe, goading his Democratic challenger about the oil-producing states that he could be alienating. 

But according to a new Morning Consult/Politico poll, 57 percent of the country’s voters back a concerted oil-to-renewables transition, while 28 percent oppose it . . .

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