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President Biden officially requests suspending federal gas tax

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Posted at 6:58 AM, Jun 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-22 06:58:45-04

WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18) — President Biden is asking lawmakers to suspend the $0.18 per gallon federal gas tax.

The president wants congress to pause the $0.18 per gallon tax for three months without taking money from the highway trust fund.

A statement from the White House says the president also wants states to suspend their own gas taxes or find other ways to help consumers.