No, Democrats aren’t responsible for rising gas prices

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2022
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ANALYSIS

Across the country, gas prices are climbing to record-setting numbers, putting consumers in a bit of a pinch when it comes to their daily commute. 

As prices have crept up, politicians have been quick to point fingers. 

Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, in a March 18, 2022 tweet about the burden the high prices were placing on truck drivers, blamed the "astronomical gas prices" on the "Democrats’ war on fossil fuels." 

But is that true? Have policies instituted by Democrats in recent years caused gas prices to skyrocket? Or is...

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