"I'll be pumping gas starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow, and I want to hear from you as to how high energy prices are affecting your family," Scott said Tuesday.
On Monday, Rep. Bob GoodlatteBob GoodlatteGOP lays out regulatory reform wish list As former Copyright Office leaders, we support an autonomous register of copyrights The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Va.) pumped gas for constituents at a Quik-E Foods in his home state.
Earlier in the month, Rep. Paul GosarPaul GosarWho will replace Chaffetz on Oversight? Picking 2018 candidates pits McConnell vs. GOP groups House votes to begin debate on healthcare bill; six Republicans defect MORE (R-Ariz.) announced that he would pump gas at the Thumb Butte Gas and Convenience store.
"Discuss real energy solutions as Congressman Paul Gosar pumps your gas," read a statement announcing the event. "Tell Congressman Gosar how pain at the pump hurts your family, and how you want more energy development."
Rep. Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann'Real Housewives' producer 'begging' Conway to join cast Ex-rep admires furs amid PETA inaugural gala Why Republicans took aim at an ethics watchdog MORE (R-Minn.) reportedly pumped gas on April 10 at Fast Break Gas Station in Lino Lakes, Minn.
"Just as recently as three and a half years ago, gasoline was $1.84 a gallon," Bachmann said. "We can get back down into this range again but we have to legalize American energy in order to be able to do that."
In March, Rep. David SchweikertDavid SchweikertGOP amendment would give billion to insurers to cover high-cost patients Meadows: Freedom Caucus would back bill that got rid of 3 ObamaCare regs Trump pressing House GOP for tweaks in healthcare bill: report MORE (R-Ariz.) pumped gas at Danny's Family Car Wash in Scottsdale.
"It is no secret that this administration's energy policies have failed," he said "Pouring billions of dollars into failed renewable energy companies that go bankrupt, is not a sustainable policy, and neither is failing to address our own resources at home."
Even then-GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich pumped gas for customers in Alabama.
"I have a challenge for the president," he said on March 7. "I would be glad to debate him at any gas station in America." Gingrich has since dropped out of the race.
While Republicans and many energy analysts were predicting that gas prices could reach as high as $5 a gallon earlier this year, the average price per gallon appears to have peaked in early April, roughly when Republicans started pumping gas.