Barrasso: “Inflation lives and dies with the cost of energy.”

Today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) report revealed inflation – fueled by higher energy prices – rose again and continues to hammer Americans’ wallets. Since Joe Biden took office, overall inflation is more than 17%.

As Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, warned:

“Joe Biden and the Democrats are intensifying their outrageous attacks on American energy, and the American public is paying the price. Inflation lives and dies with the cost of energy. Biden’s energy policy is driving up the costs. It’s crushing people’s hopes. It’s stealing their dreams. It doesn’t have to be this way.

“Americans make energy cleaner than anywhere else in the world, and we have such an abundance of it. It’s reliable here in the United States. That’s what Republicans are committed to – releasing all that American energy. That’s the way we make life more affordable for the American people.”