Gas prices continued to climb on Monday, reaching a record high for the sixteenth consecutive day, AAA data shows.
Gas prices have risen about $0.15 since last week and more than $0.55 in one month. Monday’s record-breaking price reached $5.014.
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Prices have been soaring since former President Donald Trump left office, more than doubling since January 20. Trump warned gas prices would spike under President Joe Biden’s war on American energy. “If Biden got in, you’d be paying $7, $8, $9. Then they’d say ‘get rid of your car!’” he said in 2020.