By Katie Pavlich, Townhall
Americans working hard to manage an exponential increase is gas prices are now becoming the victims of yet another crime.
Gas theft is on the rise in cities across the country and thousands of gallons are being stolen from stations.
Meanwhile, the Biden administration is doing little to ease the pain of increased prices. In fact, officials are happily making them worse.
During an event this week Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm again emphasized the administration’s goal of moving away from fossil fuels.
Energy Secretary Granholm: "It's not just about transportation. It's about homes and making sure that we wean ourselves off of fossil fuels." pic.twitter.com/FFMrf04YsG
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The White House continues to justify President Joe Biden’s decision to end construction on the Keystone XL pipeline and refusal to increase domestic oil production.
Biden canceled Keystone OVER A YEAR AGO. https://t.co/zZ4It0kZU6
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) March 16, 2022
Democrats on Capitol Hill are looking to punish oil companies, who they falsely claim are price gouging.
Meanwhile, a number of Democratic governors have asked for the federal gas tax to be temporarily paused. The Biden Administration hasn’t budged on the request.
BREAKING: Average gas price per gallon in Wisconsin is almost $4 after going up more than 50 cents in a week. I’m urging Congress to suspend the federal gas tax—18.4 cents per gallon—until 2023 to help bring down gas prices for folks across our state. Wisconsinites can’t wait. pic.twitter.com/mN6tsr0ESa
— Governor Tony Evers (@GovEvers) March 8, 2022
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