Trump accuses 'OPEC monopoly' of pushing oil prices higher and says 'they must get oil prices down now!'

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Business Insider—President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that oil prices were too high, and he called for the OPEC cartel of oil producers to "get prices down!" Trump seemed to threaten the withdrawal of US military resources from the Middle East if OPEC members in the region didn't work to lower prices. He has consistently complained that oil prices are too high. The price of oil dropped following the tweet. You can follow its price live at Markets Insider. President Donald Trump on Thursday once again tweeted...

Trump threatens Middle Eastern countries over oil prices: 'OPEC monopoly must get prices down now'. President Trump on Thursday suggested that the U.S. may reconsider military support for countries in the Middle East if members of OPEC don't bring down oil prices."We protect the countries of the Middle East, they...