Wednesday 6 July 2022 01:18 AM 86% of Democratic lobbyists believe Biden's rhetoric on inflation has been ... trends now
Punchbowl News reported the results Tuesday of a survey they conducted with polling firm Locust Street Group in which the leading professionals of K Street lobbying firms were asked their views on current affairs.
Overall, 90 percent said the White House's communications on inflation have been ineffective, with 86 percent of Democrats signing onto that statement and 93 percent of Republicans.
On the flip side, just 7 percent of Democrats called the rhetoric effective, along with 3 percent of Republicans.
Both Democrats and Republicans agree that President Joe Biden's administration has been 'ineffective' in messaging around inflation
A whopping 86 percent of Democratic lobbyists said they believed that President Joe Biden's rhetoric on inflation has been 'ineffective'
Additionally, 53 percent of K Street leaders said supply chain issues were causing inflation, while 48 percent said the rising prices were due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Just 19 percent said it was thanks to Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine.
Thirty-seven percent blamed the Biden administration while just 5 percent said it was caused by Trump administration policies.
Democrats and Republicans essentially agreed on the two top fixes: pushing Biden to fix broken supply chain and allow the Federal Reserve to do its business 'without pressure from the White House.'
Republican lobbyists - 58 percent - were more likely to suggest reducing the federal deficit.
Thirty-nine percent of Democrats agreed.
Democrats - with 60 percent - pointed to making infrastructure improvements to make things cheaper.
Thirty-nine percent of Republicans signed on to that idea.
The numbers came ou Tuesday, the same day the White House was faced with another dire poll that found that 54 percent of Americans believe the middle class hasn't benefited 'at all' from Biden's policies.
On top of that, the new Monmouth University Poll found that 88 percent of Americans surveyed said the country