Republicans have started to hold Democrats accountable for the record-breaking rise in gas prices across the country.
The rise of gasoline and oil prices is being used to pressure Democrats, going into the midterm elections, who are looking to use economic recovery as part of their messaging while they try to keep their very slim majority in both the House and Senate.
Republican groups look to the ongoing rise in gasoline prices and inflation crisis as part of selling what the Democrats are doing with their radical wish list of policies. Inflation has been on the rise since the economy started to rebound. The Washington Post reported voters in “Trump country” are blaming Democrats’ socialist stimulus for a range of economic ills.
Over the Fourth of July weekend, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) released 11 ads to target vulnerable House members on gas prices. Part of the ad emphasized,