CNN’s Tapper Confronts Treasury Secretary: Isn’t Biden’s Spending Plan ‘Pouring Gas on the Inflation Fire?’

CNN’s Jake Tapper questioned Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the possibility that the Biden administration’s spending endeavors will drive up inflation.

Yellen joined Tapper on Sunday for CNN’s State of the Union, where their back-and-forth turned to the $5 trillion President Joe Biden is looking to spend with his infrastructure and Build Back Better packages.

“Inflation is growing at its fastest pace in 30 years,” Tapper observed. “If the economy is already overheating, is spending even more
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