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?”

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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.

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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