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Ernst Torches Biden’s Treasury Sec. for Downplaying Inflation’s Impact on Iowans

WASHINGTON—As the national gas average continues to climb—hitting $5.01 today—U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) called out U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s insensitive comments regarding Americans’ frustrations and concerns on the economy. While families face the highest recorded inflation rate in four decades, Secretary Yellen said Americans were just being “pessimistic.”