Campaigning in Iowa over the weekend, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann said that energy is “the most easy problem for America to solve,” reports the Des Moines Register.
Stopping at the Wells Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor & Museum in Le Mars, she told the crowd:
“We have 25 percent of the world’s coal here. Trillions of cubic square feet of natural gas here. We just built one of the world’s largest lines of natural gas here,” she said. “We have got more oil in three Western states in shale oil than all of Saudi Arabia. Did you hear that on your local nightly news? Are you kidding? We’ve got it. I say let’s go get it.”
And at a Sunday stop at the Point of Grace Church in Waukee, she spoke to 200 people for 20 minutes, the story said:
[S]he didn’t urge churchgoers to come to the GOP straw poll this summer, nor did she mention the Iowa caucuses, or the president, or even the word “Republican.” Instead, she focused on God and her personal history.