On February 3, 2023, Joe Biden said in response to a line of questioning from a reporter, that he does not take blame for inflation, because it was already here when he got here.
Reporter: Do you take any blame for inflation?
Reporter: Why not?
Biden: Because it was already here when I got here, man
Reporter: "Do you take any blame for inflation?"— Greg Price (@greg_price11) February 3, 2023
Reporter: "Why not?"
Biden: "Because it was already here when I got here, man"
(Inflation was 2.4% when Biden took office and rose to a record high of 9.1%) pic.twitter.com/1zMp8avnca