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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) held his weekly press conference and discussed soaring inflation and the impact it is having directly on Americans. He shared stories that he has heard firsthand from the American people who are feeling the effects of Democrats’ reckless spending policies.

An excerpt of his remarks as prepared are below, or watch online here.

“As lawmakers, we are here to serve people. Our main mission is to work on issues that will positively impact the constituents we were sent to Washington to serve.

“And to do that effectively, we need to engage directly with the American people to get a sense of the major concerns they are experiencing in their day-to-day lives.

“Over the past week, I set out to do just that.

“Because Democrats’ reckless spending has led to inflation, I asked the American people to send me their stories about how the soaring inflation has personally affected their families.

“The stories I heard were devastating: 

“Inflation is destroying Americans’ ability to strengthen their financial security. This is going to have long-term negative consequences for families.”

Tags: Economy