NPR logo

Record Gas Prices Put Pressure on Bush

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1900613/1900614" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Record Gas Prices Put Pressure on Bush

Business

Record Gas Prices Put Pressure on Bush

Record Gas Prices Put Pressure on Bush

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1900613/1900614" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

For the first time, the national average price of a gallon of gas topped $2 on Tuesday. Democrats accuse the White House of failing to act aggressively against rising prices at the pump. Pressure is building on President Bush to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.