Sen. Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperInstead of raising the gas tax, stop wasting money on frivolous projects To stave off a recession, let's pass a transportation infrastructure bill Overnight Energy: Trump tweets he's revoking California's tailpipe waiver | Move comes as Trump visits state | California prepares for court fight | Climate activist Greta Thunberg urges lawmakers to listen to scientists MORE (D-Del.) said he drives a 13-year-old Town & Country minivan.

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Carper’s confession came while he was talking about ways the U.S. Postal Service could save money on the Senate floor Thursday evening.

He was suggesting that the U.S. Postal Service upgrade to more energy-efficient vehicles that are appropriately sized for what they carry and deliver.

Carper said his wife has suggested he do the same thing by trading in his old Chrysler minivan, but he hasn’t gotten around to it yet.