Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small slams Biden over oil remarks at debate, says policy is 'out of touch'

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Biden said he would pursue policies that would "transition from the oil industry" if elected to office.
Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M., pushed back Thursday night after her party's presidential nominee, Joe Biden, said he would pursue policies that would "transition from the oil industry" if elected to office.

When asked about his approach to energy policy during the final presidential debate, Biden said he would end federal subsidies and pursue a transition "because the oil industry pollutes significantly." He added that oil "has to be replaced by renewable energy over time."

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Biden's remarks drew a rebuke from Torres Small, who serves in New Mexico's…
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