President Joe Biden’s appeal to Congress for a gasoline tax holiday is dividing Democrats, but with few options to bring down soaring fuel prices, strategists say he needs to take any steps he can.
Urging lawmakers to suspend the federal gas tax this week, Biden said it was an essential step to easing pain at the pump. “I promise you I’m doing everything possible — everything possible to bring the price of energy down, gas prices down,” Biden said, closing his remarks at the White House.
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But the president faces widespread skepticism over the proposal, including from Democrats in Congress who have panned it as “shortsighted and inefficient,” former top