Fact Check: Biden Claimed Inflation was 9% as He Entered Office – Truth Paints a Much Different Story

Article originally appeared on www.westernjournal.com.

President Joe Biden finally sat for an interview with CNN, but in doing so, delivered a major — and easily fact-checked — lie about the economy he inherited from President Donald Trump.

During his Wednesday interview with the network’s Erin Burnett, Biden was asked about his economy and the possibility of more actions by the Federal Reserve, which has raised interest rates repeatedly to try to rein in the inflation that started soaring after Biden took office.

“They hope they’re going to get a rate cut,” Burnett said.

“Yeah, well, so, but I mean, no president has had the run we’ve had in terms of creating jobs and bringing down inflation. It was 9 percent when I came to office — 9 percent,” Biden exclaimed.

Biden’s claim is not only simply wrong, it is way off.

Indeed, the last time inflation rates were anywhere near 9 percent before Biden’s term was back …

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