Latest False Fact-checks in Gas Prices Joe Biden stated on October 27, 2022 in a speech in Syracuse, N.Y.: The price of gas is “down from over $5 when I took office.” Viral image stated on October 18, 2022 in an Instagram post: Kamala Harris said, “We have to acknowledge gas is high which is the opposite of low.” Instagram posts stated on August 30, 2022 in Instagram post: "Water-fueled car can travel from LA to NY on 22 gallons." Viral image stated on July 14, 2022 in a Facebook post: A “small area” in western Texas and southeastern New Mexico “has enough oil to fuel America for the next 200 years.” Herschel Walker stated on July 13, 2022 in a tweet: Democrats, including President Joe Biden, “stopped domestic drilling” for oil, driving gasoline prices higher. Instagram posts stated on July 7, 2022 in an Instagram post: “Biden admits $5 gas is being done on purpose” and “this has been his plan all along.” Viral image stated on June 17, 2022 in a post on Facebook: An image shows gas prices on Jan. 6, 2021. Viral image stated on June 14, 2022 in a Facebook post: A Big Boy restaurant sign said Donald Trump "was right" when he "predicted if Biden was elected, you'd see $5, $6 and $7 gas." Tweets stated on June 2, 2022 in a tweet: Biden gave Americans “the cheapest gas prices on Earth.” Viral image stated on May 27, 2022 in a Facebook post: A Costco gas pump screen said “Don’t blame us. Blame Joe Biden.” Facebook posts stated on April 1, 2022 in a Facebook post: John D. Rockefeller coined the term “fossil fuel” to trick people into thinking that his product was scarce and drive up the price when fossil fuels are actually “the second most abundant liquid on the planet.” Donald Trump stated on March 31, 2022 in a public statement: The Strategic Petroleum Reserve has “been mostly empty” for decades. Facebook posts stated on March 14, 2022 in a Facebook post: Comparing the price of oil and gas in June 2008 to March 2022 shows that oil companies are “price gouging.” Pam Helming stated on March 8, 2022 in a radio interview: "Almost half of every dollar that we spend on gas, it goes to New York State." Stephen Miller stated on March 13, 2022 in a Fox News show: Vice President Kamala Harris "was asked about gasoline prices ... and she tried to defer to President Duda, the Polish president." Facebook posts stated on March 6, 2022 in a Facebook post: Two years ago we were “drilling our own oil for $27 a barrel.” Now, thanks to Joe Biden, we’re “paying $105 a barrel to Russia.” Facebook posts stated on March 7, 2022 in a Facebook post: "Gas is high because they shut down production in the U.S.” under the Biden administration. Viral image stated on March 4, 2022 in a Facebook post: Gas cost $9 a gallon in California in early March 2022. Donald Trump stated on December 8, 2021 in an interview with Hugh Hewitt: Gas prices were "$1.86 when I left" the White House. Sean Hannity stated on December 1, 2021 in a TV segment: "If you look pre-COVID" under President Donald Trump, "we didn't import a single barrel of oil from Saudi Arabia.” Viral image stated on November 10, 2021 in a Facebook post: Unleaded gas costs nearly $7 in Lancaster, Calif. Facebook posts stated on May 10, 2021 in a Facebook post: "When you can't find gas, remember who executively ordered the Keystone Pipeline to close." Viral image stated on May 11, 2021 in a Facebook post: Video shows woman filling plastic bags with gas after Colonial Pipeline disruption. Viral image stated on May 11, 2021 in a Facebook post: Photos show gas costs nearly $10 in the Carolinas. Viral image stated on May 12, 2021 in a Facebook post: Exxon sign says drivers “must show proof of a job for gas purchase.” Viral image stated on May 10, 2021 in a Facebook post: “Birmingham is officially out of gas and fuel and can’t get anymore.” Facebook posts stated on May 10, 2021 in a Facebook post: New Jersey “will be out of gas for a week.” Viral image stated on March 20, 2021 in a Facebook post: Gas costs $7.89 at a station in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Facebook posts stated on March 7, 2021 in a Facebook post: Says Joe Biden executive orders caused price increases of 50 cents in gas and 10% in food. Ryan Zinke stated on February 23, 2018 in a panel at the conservative CPAC conference: "Under the previous administration it was … $100 to fill a car. American energy has delivered. Now it's $60. That’s $40 you have in your pocket … that you wouldn’t have."