Like many industries in the United States, the oil industry isn’t making as much money as they would like to be, mostly because of an oil price war that most Americans aren’t even aware of. So executives from the industry are headed to DC to speak personally with Donald Trump about the prospect of getting a bailout, or worse. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what’s happening.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced