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Nancy Pelosi touts Dems’ economic plans, warning midterms ‘will be decided at the kitchen desk’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi laid out a blueprint of Democratic accomplishments, as the social gathering faces a troublesome midterm election in November over economic points.

The California Democrat despatched a letter to her caucus on Saturday, touting 4 main payments handed by Congress which can be provided to be an instance of achievements the social gathering made to decrease prices for households.

“The upcoming election will be decided at the kitchen table, as America’s families determine who they trust to fight for them in this challenging moment,” she mentioned. “That is why we must communicate a clear, convincing message on why families are experiencing higher prices, what House Democrats have done to ease that burden, and what a future Democratic majority will do to further drive down the cost of living.”

Mrs. Pelosi laid out the Inflation Reduction Act, the American Rescue Plan, the bipartisan infrastructure invoice and the CHIPS and Science Act set to shore up home chip manufacturing.

“Thanks to Democrats’ bold actions, inflation will subside —- but Republicans’ shameful votes against bringing down the cost of living are forever etched in stone,” Mrs. Pelosi mentioned.

Some Republicans have taken credit score for funding for native tasks of their district primarily based on the infrastructure invoice, regardless of voting towards the bundle in the House.

Mrs. Pelosi urged her members to color a distinction between the two events, as inflation and excessive costs proceed to burden households.

She additionally mirrored the language of President Biden by referring to the GOP as “extreme MAGA Republicans.” Democrats have sought to color Republicans as an extremist social gathering dedicated to former President Donald Trump.

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