Biden says climate change policies not responsible for 'inflated gas prices'


President Biden insisted Tuesday that the country's rising gas prices are not a result of his administration's climate change policies.

"I also want to briefly address one myth about inflated gas prices," Biden said. "They're not due to environmental measures. My effort to combat climate change is not raising the price of gas or increasing its availability. What it's doing is increasing the availability of jobs. Jobs building electric cars, like the one I drove at the GM factory in Detroit last week."

Biden's comments came during a speech about the economy, during which he also delivered a Thanksgiving message.

"Joe Biden’s failed leadership caused skyrocketing prices, and now American families are paying more for gas, groceries, and everything this Thanksgiving," said Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Ronna McDaniel in a statement in response to Biden's remarks.

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