U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the bipartisan infrastructure deal at the Port of Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland, on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.
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As government economists work to find ways to combat soaring inflation and ease supply chain disruptions, President Joe Biden is leaning on his ability to sympathize with the economic fears of average Americans.
“Did you ever think you’d be paying this much for a gallon of gas?” Biden asked a crowd Wednesday during a speech in Baltimore. “In some parts of California, they’re paying $4.50 a gallon,” he said, incredulous.
Officially, the president’s speech was about how the Port of Baltimore will benefit from…