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Buttigieg calls employment numbers “strong as hell” in defense of Biden economic policies
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Buttigieg calls employment numbers “strong as hell” in defense of Biden economic policies

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Sunday defended President Joe Biden's economic policies, saying the Biden administration's "top economic priority" is fighting inflation amid rising costs in food, housing and health care. But Buttigieg also touted the administration's COVID-19 recovery package, which he credited with having "rescued the economy" and said without it, "we would not have had the 10 million jobs created with this president with the lowest unemployment numbers in history.""Look, I don't think anybody could argue that, for example, our unemplyment numbers are anything but strong as hell," he said later in the interview. But more than two-thirds of registered U.S. voters say the Biden administration could be doing more to address inflation and the price increase...