Standing in a textile manufacturing facility in Auburn Biden pointed to inflation statistics that showed the U.S. has the lowest rate of price increases among the world’s biggest economies.
“Maybe they’ll decide to impeach me because it’s coming down,” Biden said.
While McCarthy publicly floated the inquiry this week, the White House has engaged little with those efforts, instead focused on promoting “Bidenomics” and the president’s domestic agenda.
Despite distancing himself from the White House on some policies, Golden traveled with Biden on Air Force One on Friday.
Republicans have said that Biden’s policies have led to higher inflation.
Consumer prices climbed to a four-decade high last summer, but inflation has eased over the past 12 months to a rate of 3% annually. “
Biden was also scheduled to appear at a fundraiser in Freeport, Maine, later Friday. »