3,042. 11/9/2001

” ‘We will not do anything to damage the U.S. economy,’ [Saudi Foreign Minister Prince] Saud said [in a meeting with President Bush on November 9, 2001]. The Saudis supplied about 8 percent of the oil consumed daily in the U.S. They could cut production and drive prices sky high.”

 – Bob Woodward, Bush at War, Page 302

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