Are Donald Trump's California Gas Price Claims Accurate?

Posted on AllSides November 23rd, 2021
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Rising fuel costs have become a major talking point for Republicans, who blame the Biden administration's energy policies. Donald Trump has weighed in on the debate, contending that under President Joe Biden California has seen gas prices surge to $7.50 a gallon, noting that people are paying four times more than when he was president.

That's up from "$1.87 a year ago," Trump told Fox News on Sunday. "[People] knew they got gasoline for X dollars a tank, and now they can multiply it times four."

Gas prices have indeed been rising at a fast pace in recent weeks,...

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