Yellen on Polls, Falling Sentiment: 'Cost of Living in Many Areas Is Very High'

Yellen on Polls, Falling Sentiment: ‘Cost of Living in Many Areas Is Very High’


During an interview with Bloomberg on Monday, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen responded to polling data on the economy and falling consumer sentiment by stating that “the cost of living in many areas is very high. And it is a concern to Americans and it is President Biden’s top priority to do all he can to bring down the cost of living.”

Bloomberg host and Chief Political Correspondent Annmarie Hordern asked, “[W]hen you look at consumer sentiment, recent, on Friday, the Michigan survey, when you look at recent polls, inflation remains top of mind for American voters. How do you get them to potentially look at the way you look at how the economy is working?”

Yellen responded, “Well, the cost of living in many areas

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