Jennifer Jacobs and Josh Wingrove

Government, Business, Fuel

Gas Tax Pause Would Have Little Effect on Road Funds, Biden Says

President Joe Biden Biden's statements June 21 seemed to be a hint he would press Congress for the federal tax holiday. (Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden and a top economic aide preemptively defended a potential suspension of the federal gasoline tax, saying it wouldn’t hurt road-building projects and that savings would be passed on to consumers — the latest signal Biden is leaning toward urging Congress to pause the levy.

June 21, 2022
Government

Trump Names Kelly Craft Canada Ambassador Ahead of NAFTA Talks

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WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump named longtime Republican donor Kelly Craft as his next ambassador to Canada on June 14, according to a White House official.

June 15, 2017