DCCC Blasted on Twitter After Thanking Biden for 2 Cent Decrease in Gas Prices 

The Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) was blasted on Twitter after sending a post that thanked President Joe Biden for a two-cent decrease in gas prices, despite gas prices rising more than a dollar under his presidency.

“Thanks, @JoeBiden,” tweeted the DCCC along with a graph that shows gas prices decreased from $3.40 to $3.38 over two weeks.

“Is your social media manager a Republican?” one user sarcastically posted.

“idk why the dccc didn’t just go back another week, could tout a whole 3 cent decline in gas prices,” said Business Insider’s Andy Kiersz.

Bluecheck Josh Jordan tweeted:

“This might be the worst defense of the Biden administration yet,” tweeted the Washington Post.

The Washington Post published a more detailed graph that shows U.S. weekly gas prices rose more than a dollar since January.

DCCC’s post comes one month after Biden admitted he does not have a near-term solution to address rising gas prices. “I don’t see anything that’s going to happen in the meantime that’s going to significantly reduce gas prices,” Biden told CNN’s Anderson Cooper at a town hall event.

However, the DCCC’s post aligns with the Democrat tactic of avoiding rising inflation by pretending it does not exist. For example, last Independence Day, the White House boasted about an alleged $0.16 decrease in the cost of a 4th of July barbecue. This claim was proven to be mostly false.

Additionally, The Democrats’ praise of Biden is misplaced. The slight decrease in gas prices is due to the news that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading worldwide.

“Gasoline prices across much of the state are reversing their upward trend thanks to decreasing demand and falling crude oil prices,” said Daniel Armbruster, a spokesperson for the American Automobile Association. “But it’s too soon to tell if fears of a global economic slowdown caused by the Omicron variant will push oil prices lower for the long term.”

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