According to Brandon, food prices are coming down. Except, they aren’t actually.
The most recent inflation report showed that prices at grocery stores went up in January.
Brandon knows he can just say things like this and the media will let him get away with it.
Breitbart News reports:
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Brandon Falsely Claims Food Prices Are ‘Continuing to Come Down’
President Brandon falsely claimed food prices are coming down after Tuesday’s inflation report revealed prices at the grocery store actually increased in January.
Delivering a Tuesday afternoon keynote address at the National Association of Counties, Brandon falsely claimed inflation, including food prices, is coming down.
“Today’s report on inflation shows the good is that inflation in America is continuing to come down,” Brandon claimed. “Food prices at the grocery store are coming down.”
But according to the consumer price index report released Tuesday morning, the price of food at home jumped 0.5 percent compared with December. Over the past 12 months, grocery prices have gone up 10.1 percent, the numbers reflecting the month of January show.
Many common grocery items dramatically increased in price, including eggs prices up 70 percent, cereals up 15.6 percent, and coffee up 12.6 percent.
Brandon is not living in reality.
Brandon: Food prices are coming down.
Reality: Grocery prices are up 11.8% from last year.
— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) February 8, 2023
Food prices are up nearly 12% over the past year.
That’s Brandon’s legacy.
— Tom Cotton (@TomCottonAR) February 14, 2023
Brandon said his economic plan is working:
1) inflation went up to 6.4%
2) food prices went 11.4%
3) Brandon has not reduced the deficit. His first two years were 2 of the 4 highest deficits in HISTORY
ATTENTION: Brandon is a pathological LIAR
— strac (@ttstrac) February 14, 2023
Egg prices up 70% year-over-year: Labor Department | Just The News https://t.co/Lqgd7Eae4K
— John Solomon (@jsolomonReports) February 14, 2023
We can officially add egg prices soaring a whopping 70% last month to Brandon’s list of achievements.
— Julio Gonzalez – juliogonzalez.com (@TaxReformExpert) February 14, 2023
When was the last time Brandon was even in a grocery store?