White House looks to rein in gas prices ahead of busy travel season | TheHill

White House looks to rein in gas prices ahead of busy travel season | TheHill

But the focus on gas prices has provided fuel for Republican attacks on Biden’s handling of the economy, and his energy policies in particular, at a time when the White House is hoping to rally support for ambitious climate goals in its roughly $2 trillion spending plan. ADVERTISEMENT AAA predicted this month that 53.4 million people will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, a 13 percent increase from 2020 when many Americans opted not to travel with coronavirus cases and deaths surging around the country. The busy travel season to come has put a spotlight on gas prices in particular amid broader concerns about inflation, something the White House has attempted to show it has under control. “So, we, in this administration, are leaving no stone unturned as we examine the …
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