Psaki Confronted over Inflation Claim

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, when pressed by a reporter over concerns about inflation, says “no economist” is projecting it to go higher.

“Americans are seeing their dollars, their paychecks stretched right now,” NBC reporter Peter Alexander said at a White House press briefing on Monday. “Why should Americans not be concerned that injecting another $1.57 trillion or more would further raise inflation?”

Psaki replied that actual knowledgeable people like economists don’t share the same concerns as the average American.
“Because no economist out there is projecting that this will have a negative impact on inflation,” she replied.

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NBC’s Peter Alexander: “Americans are seeing their dollars, their paychecks stretched right now. Why should Americans not be concerned that injected another $1.57 trillion or more would raise inflation?”

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