Sen. Portman: Gas Tax ‘May Not’ Be Part Of Final Infrastructure Bill

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, on Sunday suggested a gas tax may not wind up included in an infrastructure bill.

In an interview on NBC News’ “Meet the Press,” Portman is part of a growing bipartisan effort  to push through a massive bill that has faced pushback on how it will be paid for — including from a gas tax that the Biden administration has been pushing.

“It may not,” he said of inclusion of a gas tax. “But the administration, therefore, will need to come forward with other ideas without raising taxes.”

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