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Swing-District Dem Says Party’s Stimulus Spending Drove Inflation

Posted on AllSides July 16th, 2021
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As consumer prices in the United States jumped to record levels—and as congressional Democrats planned a multitrillion-dollar infrastructure proposal—Rep. Kim Schrier (D., Wash.) said her party's costly stimulus spending drove inflation.

Schrier acknowledged during a June telephone town hall that Democrats' coronavirus stimulus spending led to "a lot more people buying things," which she said will "cause prices to go up." She made the statement after a constituent asked the Democrat "what's being done about inflation with the government spending gobs and gobs of money," expressing concern the trend "devalues...

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