‘In Denial And Out Of Touch’: Jake Tapper Isn’t Buying Biden Admin Spin On Recession

‘In Denial And Out Of Touch’: Jake Tapper Isn’t Buying Biden Admin Spin On Recession


CNN anchor Jake Tapper grilled White House Adviser Gene Sperling during a Thursday afternoon interview, suggesting that it could ultimately backfire if President Joe Biden insisted on continuing his efforts to redefine the term “recession” to avoid admitting the United States is in one.

Sperling joined Tapper on his afternoon show “The Lead” to discuss the latest economic numbers — particularly the second consecutive quarter marred by negative growth — which cemented American’s fears that a recession was not just looming, it had already arrived.

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Tapper noted that the United States GDP declined by 1.6% in the first quarter and again by 0.9% in

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