During the mid-term elections, Americans were preoccupied with inflation. A Gallup poll indicated one in five respondents deemed it the nation’s most pressing issue. Fast forward to today, America’s r focus is elsewhere. Inflation currently falls behind government leadership and the “economy in general” and just ahead of immigration and firearms; only 9% of Gallup respondents now cite inflation as the most significant problem. Inflation was scarcely mentioned in the debate in Washington over raising the debt ceiling.
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Conservative Republicans are Demanding Substantial Budget Reforms
One of the most significant reforms in House rules achieved by conservative Republicans (known as Never Kevins) last week was the promise that Republicans would not raise the debt ceiling until substantial budget reforms and spending cuts were achieved.