FALSEHOOD #42: Biden falsely claimed that inflation was worse everywhere else but the United States.
In reference to inflation, Biden said that his economic plan has “put America in the position to tackle a worldwide problem that’s worse everywhere but here.”
Joe Biden made this false claim in June 2022, during an AFL-CIO conference in Philadelphia.
EXPLANATION: This is false. During April 2022, the rate of inflation was 8.3%. It was rose to 8.6% in the month of May. During those months, the United States had worse inflation than France, India, Italy, Canada, Germany, and Saudi Arabia.
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