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Amy discusses the latest hurdle for the Biden campaign: the March inflation numbers, which came in hotter than expected. Amy details new polling that shows that most voters would prefer prices go down rather than an income increase.


Amy Walter: [00:00:00] Hello. Welcome to First Person. I'm Amy Walter. This week, some bad news for the Biden campaign and for consumers. The inflation measurement from March came in a lot hotter Then economist had expected, and this is just a persistent problem for a president who is desperate to try to take control of the narrative of this upcoming election.

Thus far, Donald Trump continuing to win over voters on the question of who do you think would do a better job on the economy? One reason that inflation is so tough for any incumbent is because Is that what voters what Americans will tell you they want most of all is for something to happen that really

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