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    Biden: ‘Things are a hell of a lot better’ this year, despite inflation surge

    President Biden said Tuesday that “things are a hell of a lot better” in the U. S. right now than they were this time last year, despite the rampant inflation hitting Americans.

    The president made the comment during a press conference on his second day at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, after a reporter noted that inflation in the U. S. is at a 13-year high and asked about how Biden plans to address the issue.

    Biden answered that “the significant reason why prices are up is because of COVID affecting the supply chain,” and that the rise in gas prices since he took office “is a consequence of thus far the refusal of Russia or the OPEC nations to pump more oil.”

    “This year, we’re working on a supply chain issue,” the president acknowledged. “Last Thanksgiving, I sat down with m… (Read more)

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