Republicans hit Biden for inflated cost of Easter holiday

Ahead of Easter, Republicans are highlighting how much inflation has driven up the cost of the holiday since President Joe Biden entered office.

Inflation began to spiral upward shortly after Biden entered the White House in January 2021, with annual price growth peaking at about 9%. While price growth has fallen, inflation is still running too hot, and Republicans are seizing on the Easter holiday to highlight just how much more festivities cost now than before Biden’s presidency.

“Unfortunately, the Easter Bunny will spend significantly more on dinner, treats, and easter baskets this year,” Republicans on the House Budget Committee said in a Friday news release. “Americans are looking forward to a family dinner, an Easter Egg hunt, or a bouquet of flowers this weekend but feel the strain on their wallets.

“This Easter, prices
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