Dems using Federal Reserve as a 'scapegoat' for their bad economic policies: Washington Post column

Like President Biden and other administration officials, Rampell claimed she does not believe that the U.S. has entered a recession, despite the economy entering its second consecutive quarter of negative GDP growth – the traditional marker of a recession.

Todavía, she admitted that concerning economic numbers are prompting Democrats in Congress to soundthe alarm so they can duck responsibility for the inevitable political consequences.

Rampell claimed if recession fears are that bad, these scapegoating lawmakers instead should behighlighting this risk to prepare for the possible humanitarian fallout (por, decir, patching up the tattered safety net).”

NOSOTROS. President Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, CORRIENTE CONTINUA., nosotros, el jueves, mes de julio 28, 2022. The drumbeat of recession grew louder after the US economy shrank for a second straight quarter, as decades-high inflation undercut consumer spending and Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes stymied businesses and housing. (Oliver Contreras/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

NOSOTROS. President Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, CORRIENTE CONTINUA., nosotros, el jueves, mes de julio 28, 2022. The drumbeat of recession grew louder after the US economy shrank for a second straight quarter, as decades-high inflation undercut consumer spending and Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes stymied businesses and housing. (Oliver Contreras/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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