彼女は言いました, “For all the right-wing’s hysteria over Joe Biden’s handling of the economy, you would never know that it’s actually doing pretty great … Inflation has dampened the effects of those good numbers. Republicans and the wealthy, especially the super-rich, … well they like to blame inflation on increased government spending. そして、ええ, pumping lots of money into the economy at one time can be inflationary.”
Reid went on to list another reason why Americans are “struggling right now” – “it’s this country’s scandalously sparse social safety net.”
“そしてもちろん, the major reason why we don’t have a より良いビルドバック bill to address all these problems is because Sinema and Manchin have played right into the conservative talking points, with Manchin claiming it will create sky-high inflation,” 彼女は言いました.
Reid went on to say that Build Back Better would have mulled the harsh effects of inflation for low-income Americans by helping with the costs of childcare, elder care, healthcare, and housing. According to Reid, these provisions are “basic rights that this country should provide and the provisions that are widely popular with the American people.
“ええと, the people that Manchin and Sinema clearly don’t care about or think that they answer to,” 彼女は言いました.
In addition to BBB, both Manchin and Sinema have sparred with the Democrats’ 議題, including most recently their support of maintaining the filibuster, which effectively politically quashed Biden’s voting reform 立法.