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Although government and industry officials said the nation had plenty of fuel and the pipeline was set to resume operations in the evening, nervous drivers clogged gas stations and created shortages in part or all of 11 states. At least 12,000 gas stations reported being completely empty, and the squeeze pushed the price of a gallon past $3, its highest amount in eight years.
Lackluster hiring and a surge in prices have galvanized Republican complaints about the president’s economic stewardship as he tries to secure a legacy-defining set of domestic spending proposals.
Itamar Ben-Gvir, right, an Israeli lawmaker and head of the far-right Jewish Power party, argues with a Palestinian man in East Jerusalem. (AFP/Getty Images)
The order does not specifically address critical infrastructure, but it directs the Commerce Department to craft cybersecurity standards for companies that sell software services to the government — a move that analysts hope will ripple across the private sector nationally and globally.
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