Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Fed Chairman Just Blew Up Biden’s Narrative on the ‘Putin Price Hike’ 
Katie Pavlich – Townhall Tipsheet

President Joe Biden again falsely contradicted Powell during his speech at the White House Wednesday afternoon. He also blamed oil companies for high prices.

Testifying in front of the Senate Banking Committee Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cut down the Biden administration’s main argument and explanation for inflation. 

“No, inflation was high, certainly before the war in Ukraine broke out,” Powell said. 

The comments came just hours before a planned speech at the White House from President Biden. On the official schedule, his remarks are previewed as, “The President delivers remarks on gas prices and Putin’s Price Hike.” The “Putin’s price hike” narrative is used by administration officials multiple times per day and has been adopted by Democratic allies on Capitol Hill. The data, however, tells a different story. Inflation is a result of Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, which was passed…Read more here.

Poll: Americans Want Trump Back in the Oval Office  
Sarah Arnold – Townhall Tipsheet
Americans want President Trump back in the White House, and according to the polls he certainly has a good chance. 

A recent Zogby Poll, found that Trump holds 53.9 percent of the GOP in a landslide vote, followed by Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) at only 11.5 percent and former vice president Mike Pence at 9.7 percent. 

Other contenders were Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) at 4.4 percent, former secretary of state Mike Pompeo at 1.8 percent and former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-S.C.) at 3.6 percent. 

Trump’s tight grip on the Republican Party poses a challenge to running opponents who would have to face him in the 2024 election, should he run.  Jonathan Zogby said his analysis found that Trump dominates majority of all demographics.

“Even though former President Donald Trump has yet to officially announce his 2024 presidential candidacy, he still dominates the GOP as a kingmaker and the most recognizable name in…Read more here.