Arrives As A ‘Much Diminished President,’ Top Saudi Says

  • A top former intelligence chief in Saudi Arabia has deemed President Joe Biden a “much diminished president” as the president arrives in Jeddah to discuss oil production.
  • During his visit over the weekend, Biden is expected to urge the Saudi government to ramp up oil production in a bid to rein in soaring costs.
  • Biden has sought to blame Russia and low production by the Saudis for soaring inflation in the U.S.