On Thursday’s broadcast of Newsmax TV’s “Spicer & Co.,” House Budget Committee Ranking Member Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) reacted to Democrats claiming that inflation is 0% by stating that after months of claiming that inflation was due to COVID and Russia, Democrats are now trying to claim that there isn’t inflation anymore.
Smith stated, “Yesterday, in the Rules Committee hearing, we had Democrats trying to spin that inflation is 0%. I mean, this is the same party who said that inflation was transitory, then they tried to blame it on COVID, then they tried to blame it on Putin. Inflation is happening because Democrats are recklessly spending. They spent more than $7.5 trillion of new money on top of just funding government last year. That