Biden asks Congress to pause gas tax

STORY: "We can bring down the price of gas and give families just a little bit of relief," Biden said in a White House address.

The president also urged states to temporarily suspend state fuel taxes, which are often higher than federal rates, the official said, and will challenge major oil companies to bring ideas on how to bring back idled refining capacity when they meet with his energy secretary on Thursday.

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