President Joe Biden snapped at a reporter Monday after she asked about fears of an economic recession.
The president spoke to reporters on the beach on Monday morning as he spent time with his family for the Juneteenth holiday.
One reporter asked about a growing number of economists voicing concerns that a recession was more likely than ever.
“Not the majority of them aren’t saying that, c’mon, don’t make things up, ok?” He snapped. “Now you sound like a Republican politician.”
“I’m joking, that was a joke,” he added.
Biden stressed that a recession was not inevitable, echoing his administration’s talking points on the issue.
“All kidding aside, I don’t think it is, I was talking to Larry Summers this morning,” he