Tuesday, February 20

Biden: UK’s Truss’ original economic plan was a mistake

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PORTLAND — Biden says he was not the only one who thought British Prime Minister Liz Truss’ original economic plan, which has led to a steep dive in the value of the pound, was a mistake.

“I wasn’t the only one that thought it was a mistake.” He told reporters during a stop at an ice cream shop in Oregon as he helped campaign for Tina Kotek, who is running for Governor or Oregon.

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The White House has refrained from commenting on Truss’ problems. (Reporting by Jeff Mason in Portland, Oregon, writing by Mike Stone in Washington; Editing by Sandra Maler)