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Republicans are soiling Americans' view of the economic recovery

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at a press conference alongside Senate Republicans. Alex Wong/Getty Images
Democrats and Republicans are extremely split over how they see the US economy.
The GOP's pessimism is worse than the depths of the Great Recession, while Democrats are mostly cheery.
Republicans see inflation as a major risk, but their general disapproval contrasts with strong hiring and spending in 2021.
Americans' spending is surging , GDP has fully rebounded , and the labor market's recovery is accelerating. Why are Republicans so upset? The US is firmly in recovery...
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