Inflation

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The White House expects June’s consumer price index figures to be “highly elevated” as Americans grappled with substantial increases in the cost of gasoline and food, but said the reading was “already out of date” because of falling energy prices. ...
Inflation surged 9.1% in June, spiking to its highest level since November 1981 as Americans faced record gas prices, soaring rents and abnormally high grocery bills. ...
Gene Sperling, President Biden’s senior adviser and former director of the National Economic Council, joins Andrea Mitchell to break down the Consumer Price Index inflation report, which showed inflation up 9.1% from June of last year. “The average for the 38 top countries in the world right now, the OECD average, is 9.6% inflation,” says Sperling. “And it is unfortunate, but Americans have not escaped that global trend that's been due to the aftershocks of the pandemic and current military aggr ...
The highly promoted congressional hearings on Jan. 6 are not impacting American voters in the way Democrats had hoped.What do Democrats want?Before the first publicized hearing from the House Jan. 6 committee last month, the New York Times explained that Democrats hoped to "refocus voters' attention... ...

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