House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on June 22 was noncommittal on President Joe Biden’s request to suspend the gas tax for three months.
“We will see where the consensus lies on a path forward for the President’s proposal in the House and the Senate,” Pelosi said in a statement, noting that House Democrats have passed several bills meant to lower gas prices, such as one that would bar gas stations from price gouging.
None of the bills have been voted on by the Senate.
Biden, shortly before Pelosi’s statement, said in remarks from the White House that Congress suspending the tax for 90 days would “give families just a little bit of relief.”…


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