inflation


(Susan Walsh | Pool photo via AP) Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, listens during a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Lee: Infrastructure bill ‘reverse Robin Hood’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined his Republican colleagues in condemning the Democrat-backed infrastructure bill. In an interview with WABC talk radio Sunday, he said if the bill passes then it will create a “reverse Robin Hood” effect where the government robs the poor to support the rich.



House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise of La., speaks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

GOP reps. give Biden ‘Grade I’ for inflation

Republican representatives have taken aim at Democrats for the spike in inflation. During a press briefing on Tuesday, House GOP Chair Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) railed against Joe Biden for allowing American families to suffer under the weight of rising prices.


Joe Biden pauses after signing an executive order at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Evan Vucci/AP)

Joe Biden attempts to quell fears over inflation

Joe Biden attempted to downplay inflation concerns during a speech on his administration’s handling of the economy. Speaking at the White House on Monday, Biden touted the highest economic growth rate in 40 years as the U.S. started to reopen from coronavirus lockdowns.