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A poll, released Monday, revealed that voters believe Joe Biden is responsible for inflation in the U.S. 39% of respondents said the Democrat is to blame for the economic situation. Meanwhile, 17.7% say that former President Donald Trump is responsible.
Similarly, the poll also showed that some voters feel that Congress is to blame for the rise in inflation: 14.4% blame the current one and 10.9% blame the previous one.
The Trafalgar Group poll was conducted between June 6 and 7, was answered by 1,073 people, had a 95% confidence level, and a margin of error of 2.99%.
Rise of inflation in the U.S.
According to the Daily Caller, the consumer price index rose 0.6% in March, while prices of goods, such as gasoline, increased 9.1% during the same period.
The Wall Street Journal reported this month that the Labor Department said May’s increase in the consumer price index was the largest since August 2008, when it rose 5.4%.
The underlying price index, which excludes the often-volatile categories of food and energy, rose 3.8 % during the same month from a year earlier, the biggest increase since June 1992.