US President Donald Trump Wednesday again tweeted critical comments against OPEC, claiming that the producers’ group was driving up domestic gasoline prices while the US provides many members with military assistance. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help,” Trump tweeted shortly before 5 pm EDT (2100 GMT) Wednesday. “If anything, they are driving prices higher as the United States defends many of their members for very little $’s. This must be a two way street. REDUCE PRICING NOW!” Wednesday’s tweet was the fifth Trump tweet since April 20 aimed at OPEC’s influence over oil prices. On Saturday, Trump tweeted that he had asked Saudi King Salman to increase oil output by as much as 2 million b/d to counter the impact of supply losses from […]