As reported by WesternJournal
He hasn’t faded into the sunset. By the contrary, former President Barack Obama has made a point of not only bashing President Donald Trump publicly, but taking credit for good things he had nothing to do with.
His latest credit-grab came in the form of him saying he is the reason why America is the largest oil producer. Yes, he really said that.
Former President Barack Obama: "Suddenly America is the largest oil producer, that was me people … say thank you." pic.twitter.com/xo4kWSkn0z
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) November 28, 2018
“(Oil production) went up every year I was president. That whole, suddenly America is the biggest oil producer, that was me, people.”
His conclusion to his pat on the back is mind-blowing. “Just say, ‘thank you,’ please.”
But before you think he may be getting away with his outrageous claim, take heart. John Hofmeister, former president of Shell, was quick to call him out on it.
Former pres. of @Shell John Hofmeister responds to @BarackObama taking credit for increased US oil production: "The facts are the facts. And, yes, the production did increase throughout his term. But, frankly, he had nothing to do with it … The federal government had no role.” pic.twitter.com/eFDWvBfV0K
— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) November 29, 2018