Bush Blames Dems for High Gas Prices

President Bush urged Congress Wednesday to lift the offshore drilling ban and allow oil companies to explore for additional oil reserves along the nation's coastline

Bush said Congress has "no excuse" keep the ban and blamed Democrats for rising gas prices.

"I know the Democratic leaders have opposed some of these policies in the past," Bush said. "Now that their opposition has helped drive gas prices to record levels, I ask them to reconsider their positions."

"Despite what President Bush, John McCainJohn McCainSyria activists cheer Kaine pick Clinton brings in the heavy hitters Guess which Cuban-American 2016 candidate best set themselves up for 2020? MORE and their friends in the oil industry claim, we cannot drill our way out of this problem," Senate Democratic Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidDems put immigration front-and-center on convention's first day Dem ad blasts Indiana senate candidate on Social Security Super-PAC targets Portman on trade MORE (Nev.) responded.

"The math is simple: America has just three percent of the world

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