U.s. Considering Tapping Strategic Oil Reserve: White House

U.S. considering tapping strategic oil reserve: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley said on Sunday the Obama administration is considering tapping into the U.S. strategic oil reserve as one way to help ease soaring oil prices.

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