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White House: Hiking Taxes on Oil Companies Won’t Cut Gas Prices--But Will Increase ‘Fairness’

White House: Hiking Taxes on Oil Companies Won’t Cut Gas Prices--But Will Increase ‘Fairness’
By Fred Lucas March 12, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama’s desire to take away
tax "loopholes" from oil companies--in other words, increase the taxes
paid on oil--will do nothing to cut the cost of gas, but is entirely a
“fairness” issue, a White House official told reporters Monday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Heather Zichal, deputy assistant
to the president for energy and climate change, addressed reporters
during the daily press briefing, as a recent poll finds almost
two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the way Obama is handling gas
prices.
The president has generally talked about an “all of the above strategy,” but last week the White House confirmed he personally called Democrats to stop th

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Added: Mar-13-2012 Occurred On: Mar-13-2012
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