Biden’s Move To Fight Record Gas Prices Was Once Called A ‘Gimmick’ By Obama
President Joe Biden asked Congress to suspend the federal per-gallon gas tax Wednesday, a move former President Barack Obama criticized sharply while campaigning in 2008.
The measure is unlikely to make it through Congress, according to Politico.
In 2008, Obama called federal gas tax suspensions “gimmicks” during a campaign speech.
“For us to suggest that 30 cents a day for three months is real relief, that that’s a real energy policy, means that we are not tackling the problem that has to be tackled.”
Biden also called on state governors and officials to suspend their excise taxes on gas.
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