President Joe Biden's promise to "work like the devil" to bring down gas prices has fallen short, as the national average price for regular gasoline jumped to a new high of $4.37 a gallon on Tuesday, according to AAA.
Biden addressed the economy, inflation, and rising gas prices during a Tuesday press conference during which he blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin's war on Ukraine, oil companies, and, oddly, Republicans' supposed lack of a vision on cleaner energy for why it is costing Americans more money to fill up their gas tanks.
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Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.