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Rape. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va. announced on Tuesday that “buck stops” with President Biden on rising inflation, which recently rose to its highest level in more than 30 years.

Spanberger was among a handful of Democrats who pressed Biden last week Letter To tap into the country’s emergency oil reserves in hopes of easing rising gas prices, which recently rose to their highest level in seven years. Biden announced Tuesday that he would do the same, ordering the release of a record 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

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Oil reserves released by Biden mainly expected to go to China, India

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during a Interview with WRIC, Spanberger said she is happy with the decision, but thinks Biden should go a step further by appointing a “supply chain seizer” to focus on coordinating the federal response to the supply chain crisis, which is fueling inflation. also contributing.

“There are different types of contribution effects, but of course I think the buck stops at the president,” the Congressman said. “And I’m proud to be among legislators on Capitol Hill who will continue to ring alarm bells about how serious this is.”

Economic experts on both sides of the political aisle have blamed Biden’s energy policies and Democrats’ massive spending for the current inflation, but Spanberger was silent on those allegations, the WRIC reported, saying only that it is a “complex and multifaceted” issue. She will leave that analysis to the experts.

Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA)

The Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a Super PAC aimed at electing Republicans to the US House, criticized Spanberger’s voting history in a statement to Granthshala News Digital.

“Spanberger is right: Democrats and their extravagance stop the buck, driving families to record prices of everything they need,” said CLF press secretary Kelly Perkins. “Spanberger can throw Joe Biden under the bus as he pleases, but Virginians won’t forget their votes for Biden’s agenda, which is set to launch record inflation.”