He responded: “Not – the majority of them aren’t saying that. Come on, don’t make things up, OK?”
“Now you sound like a Republican,” Biden continued. “I’m joking. That was a joke. But all kidding aside, no, I don’t think it is [inevitable]. I was talking to [former Treasury Secretary] Larry Summers this morning and there’s nothing inevitable about a recession.”
But before he could be pressed further and dig himself into a deeper role, Ashley Biden intervened and pulled him away from the reporters.
“Nope. Like no more. No more questions,” Biden’s daughter and granddaughter pull him away from reporters. pic.twitter.com/cqrqgO1JQy
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) June 20, 2022
Biden’s approval ratings continue to sink as inflation rates and gas prices continue to rise. To win back some support, the White House revealed that it is considering asking Congress to waive the federal gas tax for a brief period of time.
“Yes I’m considering it,” Biden confirmed. “I hope I have a decision based on the data I’m looking for by the end of the week.”
Having to be rescued from himself by his daughter echoed the care-taking Biden received in April, when a giant Easter Bunny also had to steer the petunia-in-chief away from questions.