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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with reporters following a closed-door policy lunch, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. McConnell blames bad economy on Democrat policies

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) berated his Democrat colleagues for reckless spending while forcing the American people to foot the bill. While addressing the Senate floor Tuesday, the Kentuckian evoked the memory of economic prosperity under Republican leadership.









President Joe Biden speaks at POET Bioprocessing in Menlo, Iowa, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Biden blames Russia for intensifying inflation

Amid intensifying inflation, the White House has struggled to point the finger on whose to blame for the crisis. President Joe Biden has continued to blame inflation on Russia, although prices had been soaring for several months before the Ukraine crisis.