By: Dylan Goforth – Enid News & Eagle – Gov. Kevin Stitt this week sent a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to assist Oklahoma’s economy by introducing “tariffs, sanctions, restrictions … or any other action you deem helpful” against Saudi Arabia and Russia.
The two countries have been accused by Stitt and others of “oil dumping,” or saturating the global market in oil in order to harm other countries’ economies.
“These two sovereign nations have knowingly, and for the specific purpose of causing harm to the United States of America, engaged in ‘dumping’ of oil by flooding the market,” Stitt wrote in the letter. “The result has caused an unprecedented crash in the prices and production of Oil & Gas and the corresponding markets.