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Biden Says Truss’s Original Economic Plan Was a ‘Mistake’

  • UK prime minister’s plan for tax cuts sparked market turmoil
  • President questioned lack of ‘sound policy’ in other countries
President Joe Biden speaks to the press as he stops for ice cream at Baskin Robbins in Portland, Oregon, Oct. 15.

President Joe Biden speaks to the press as he stops for ice cream at Baskin Robbins in Portland, Oregon, Oct. 15.

Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
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President Joe Biden criticized UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s original economic plan that caused turmoil in the markets, saying it was a “mistake.” 

“It’s predictable. I mean, I wasn’t the only one that thought it was a mistake,” Biden told reporters Saturday during a visit to Portland, Oregon, when asked about Truss reversing course.