Economics/Class Relations

4 in 10 voters fear Biden’s Build Back Better package will make inflation worse

By Brigid Kennedy The Week

Though about half of American voters support Democrats’ sweeping social safety net and climate change package, roughly 4 in 10 voters also worry the agenda will worsen inflationary pressures, despite President Biden’s continued assurances to the contrary, a new Morning Consult/Politico poll reveals.

Forty-nine percent of voters are on board with the agenda — when broken down by party, that shakes out to 80 percent of Democrats, 41 percent of independents and 20 percent of Republicans. 71 percent of Republicans oppose the package.

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