Assessment: “There will be things that people can’t get,” a senior White House official told Reuters on Tuesday …
President Joe Biden’s chief of staff retweeted a claim that inflation is a “high class problem” Thursday, dismissing the millions of Americans who are seeing prices for daily necessities spike.
White House chief of staff Ronald Klain gave a full-throated endorsement of a former Obama administration official who argued that the current inflation and supply chain chaos impacts only high class Americans.
“And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine.” Rev. 6:6
The Biden administration has worked frantically in recent weeks to stave off mounting backlogs in U.S. supply chains. The White House also warned Tuesday that American consumers should expect higher prices and even some empty shelves come Christmastime. (RELATED: ‘It’s Unprecedented’: Builders Running Out Of Key Construction Materials, Forced To Find Alternatives)
“Most of the economic problems we’re facing (inflation, supply chains, etc.) are high class problems. We wouldn’t have had them if the unemployment rate was still 10 percent.
Klain’s tweet conflicts with statements from other senior administration officials from earlier this week, who warned that Christmas shopping is likely to be heavily impacted for Americans. Read More @ Daily Caller HERE