Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The Bucks Stop There with Putin! Joe Blames War That Started Last Month for Inflation That Spiked Last Year It’s ‘Largely’ Vlad’s Fault …‘Not a Joke’, and related stories

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‘Not a Joke’ — Joe Biden Blames Vladimir Putin for Inflation that Spiked in 2021:
President Joe Biden again tried to blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for inflation on Monday, calling him a major factor in rising prices.
“Now the second big reason for inflation is Vladimir Putin and gas prices,” Biden claimed. “Not a joke.”
The President spoke about rising inflation during his speech in Washington, DC, to the National League of Cities Congressional City Conference.
Biden falsely blamed Putin for the $1.05 rise in gas prices, arguing the Russian president began surging troops at the Ukrainian border at the beginning of the year, which fueled higher prices.
“Make no mistake the current spike in gas prices is largely the fault of Vladimir Putin,” Biden said.
But gas prices were already rising on Biden’s watch before Putin began building up troops in Ukraine and did not spike until Russia actually escalated their invasion.--->READ MORE HERE
White House dubs rising gas prices a 'Putin spike'"
The White House is seeking to pin the blame for high gas prices in the United States on a new target: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Biden and White House officials this week have increasingly argued that Putin's invasion of Ukraine is the cause of higher prices at the pump, an argument they reiterated after the administration on Tuesday banned imports of Russian oil.
"The decision today is not without cost here at home. Putin’s war is already hurting American families at the gas pump," Biden said when announcing the ban, vowing to take steps to "minimize Putin’s price hike here at home."
Hours later, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters aboard Air Force one that Americans were facing a spike in gas prices "because of the actions of President Putin."
"This is a Putin spike at the gas pump, not one prompted by our sanctions," she said. --->READ MORE HERE
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