Biden's Gas Tax Proposal Draws Intense Criticism from Republicans 

Biden's Gas Tax Proposal Draws Intense Criticism from Republicans 


President Joe Biden is drawing intense criticism from Republicans over his calls to Congress for a months-long gas tax holiday that would knock 18 cents off a gallon of regular fuel, which averaged $4.94 nationally Thursday, according to data reported by the American Automobile Association.

Biden’s proposal for a three-month gas and diesel tax moratorium came Wednesday following months of sky-high costs and a weeks-long streak this month where the national average of regular gas prices shattered records daily. The federal taxes for gas and diesel are 18 cents and 24 cents per gallon, respectively.

“Joe Biden’s plan for a 90-day federal gas tax holiday will only save you $0.18 when the national average price has increased by more than $2.50 since he

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