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Democrat lawmakers are starting to blame Democrat President Joe Biden for high gas prices across the country that are threatening the party’s majorities in both chambers of Congress in the upcoming midterm elections.“There is a variety of contributing impacts, but certainly I think the buck stops with the president,” Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D‑VA) said in an interview this week. “And I’m proud to be among those legislators on Capitol Hill that continue to ring the alarm bells about how serious this is.”Rep. Spanberger on the increasing cost of gas: “There’s a variety of contributing impacts, but certainly the buck stops with the President.” pic.twitter.com/rXjMbIII5P— America Rising (@AmericaRising) November 24, 2021The interview comes after Biden announced that he would be releasing up to 50 million barrels of oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in an attempt to combat the high prices, even though analysts suggested the move was “symbolic.”Sen. Joe Manchin (D‑WV), Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, slammed Bid …

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