Blumenthal calls on White House to ease gas prices

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HARTFORD -

Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke against rising gas prices Tuesday.

The average gas price in Connecticut is about $3.13, and the Connecticut senator hoped to send a message to the White House.

Blumenthal says reckless actions taken by President Donald Trump have sent has prices soaring.

He also urged Trump to take actions to lowers costs as the summer begins.

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