Democratic allies press the White House to focus more — and say more — on inflation worries

Democratic allies press the White House to focus more — and say more — on inflation worries

The emphasis comes after months of pleas from worried Democrats, who have pressed White House officials to do more to acknowledge inflation as a central concern for voters and tout what they are doing to combat it. That group included at least four leading Democratic pollsters who’ve urged White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain to make a bigger show of the policies that Biden is pursuing to stem inflation, with at least one saying they should point the finger at the villains in an economy in which large companies have seen record profits, according to two people familiar with the conversations. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.), who regularly speaks to the administration, also made the case directly to the White House in the aftermath of Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe’s …
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