Televised speech – April 18, 1977 Jimmy Carter gives his fireside-like-chat dealing with the nation’s energy crisis. He also speaks of the major political division in the country and the need to come together. It all sounds eerily familiar.
The House pass HR 1230, the Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act, with a vote of 266-149. The bill is part of three bills called the American Energy Initiative . The goal is to reverse the Obama administration’s decision to impose a moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon disaster …