Biden expected to call for temporary federal gasoline tax suspension

Washington – plans to call for a temporary suspension of President Biden federal gasoline taxAccording to people familiar with the matter.

Mr Biden and his advisers have been discussing the issue for months amid mounting political pressure to act. record-high gas prices, The announcement is expected on Wednesday, some people said. The White House said Mr Biden would comment on gas prices at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, but did not provide any details on the speech.