Biden Doing Damage Control on Horrible Inflation Numbers

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New inflation numbers handed Biden’s economy horrible news, and now he is doing damage control.

According to Townhall:

Shortly after the data was published, President Joe Biden released a statement attempting to spin the situation, deflect responsibility and call form even more spending.

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“Today’s numbers reflect the pressures that economies around the world are facing as we emerge from a global pandemic — prices are rising.  But developments in the weeks after these data were collected last month show that price and cost increase are slowing, although not as quickly as we’d like,” Biden released in a statement. “Price increases continue to squeeze family budgets.  We are making progress on pandemic related challenges to our supply chain which make it more expensive to get goods on shelves, and I expect more progress on that in the weeks ahead.”

“Finally, the challenge of prices underscores the importance that Congress move without delay to pass my Build Back Better plan, which lowers how much families pay for health care, prescription drugs, child care, and more. American families should not have to wait to get relief on the cost of prescription drugs like insulin, or see their childcare costs cut by more than half,” he continued. “Independent economists have projected that this plan will save a typical family of four $7,400 every year — while easing long-run inflationary pressures on our economy. For anyone who, like me, is concerned about costs facing American families, passing BBB is the most immediate and direct step we can take to deliver. ”

“Over the next year plus, the [Build Back Better] reconciliation bill will increase inflationary pressures because of its deficit financed spending, transfer payments and tax cuts, the US Chamber of Commerce reports. “Based on the seven budget estimates released through 11/13 by the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation, the reconciliation will increase the deficit by a net $122 billion in 2022. This number will grow as the remaining cost estimates are completed. This understates the inflationary impact given that the bill includes at least $153 billion in transfer payments and tax cuts for individuals in 2022. This will fuel greater consumption, pushing inflation even higher.”

Two trillion in new government spending will do nothing but make this worse, many experts argue.

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[…] trillion in new government spending will do nothing but make this worse, many experts argue. From 1600Daily.com, reproduced with […]

Thomas
7 months ago

struggled my butt this is planned to strip the Nation retired and anyones saving of worth.

cc cc
cc cc
8 months ago

Spinning won’t work for Brandon, he just needs to admit he’s a failure and resign.

Michael
Michael
7 months ago
Reply to  cc cc

He’s not finished mindlessly destroying America… There is more work to do

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
7 months ago
Reply to  Michael

I wish you were wrong. However, I don’t believe you are. This is all to control the citizens.

CRW
CRW
7 months ago
Reply to  cc cc

Resign would be nice but consider the line of succession.

Brenda
Brenda
8 months ago

Eff off you old fool. If you insist on talking why don’t you tell us just who is pulling your strings?

mark
mark
8 months ago

““Independent economists have projected that this plan “WILL SAVE A TYPICAL FAMILY OF FOUR $7,400.”

yea didn’t we hear this same bullshit line when he was VP?

everybody remember OBAMACARE?

Mary Daly
Mary Daly
7 months ago

President Biden is making every problem worse, NOT better.
And I doubt that he is totally responsible. I expect that others are taking advantage of his dementia and making and passing these horrible bills.

Jim Miller
Jim Miller
7 months ago

The first two words of the headline is explains lots “Biden Struggles”

William Petite
William Petite
7 months ago

Those on the left, do not recognize failure, for them they didn’t do enough. They can never admit a wrong, it is always someone else’s fault. So be prepared the best you can, for worst times to come.

Robert Glade
Robert Glade
7 months ago

No, “Biden is Doing Damage With His Horrible Inflation Numbers.

Jawad
Jawad
7 months ago

So WTF could we logically expect from a pathological LIAR???

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