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Biden Says He’s Focused on Inflation, But Again Blames Putin

  • President visits nation’s busiest port in Los Angeles
  • Price increases hit 40-year record again in May, report shows
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WATCH: Biden says Putin’s price hike is hitting American’s hard.Source: Bloomberg

Joe Biden assured Americans that inflation remains his top priority, after price increases unexpectedly hit a new 40-year high last month, but again sought to blame his biggest political liability on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. 

“I understand Americans are anxious, and they’re anxious for a good reason,” Biden said at the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, before touting the 8.7 million jobs the country’s gained since he took office and the government’s falling budget deficit.