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Biden claims inflation ‘was already there when I got here,’ says he takes no blame
President Biden touted a surge in U.S. job growth and said Friday he takes no blame for inflation, claiming it ‘was already there when I got here.’
President Biden said Friday he takes no responsibility for the ongoing inflation crisis in the country, as he highlighted a stronger-than-expected January jobs report.
The U.S. economy added 517,000 jobs in January, more than double what was expected.
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"Do you take any blame for inflation?" one reporter asked.
"No," Biden responded.