Democrats won’t say when spending bill will reduce inflation, maintain it will cut energy and health care costs

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Democrats who embraced their social spending and tax bill Friday wouldn’t say exactly when they believe the legislation will begin to reduce inflation, but they have firmly maintained that it will, particularly on energy and health care.

The comments come as Democrats tout the bill, the ‘Cutting Inflation Act’, as one of their main legislative achievements of this Congress. The bill would generate more than $700 billion in tax revenue and spend more than $400 billion. It now awaits President Biden’s signature.

But analyzes of the bill indicate that it would have little, if any, effect on inflation. Even Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said the bill “will actually have minimal impact on inflation.”

Several Democrats who spoke to Fox News Digital on Friday disagreed, though some did not say exactly when Americans will feel the effects of the bill.

Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., said Americans will notice the inflation-reducing effects of the law when they see their prescription costs come down.

Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., said Americans will notice the inflation-reducing effects of the law when they see their prescription costs come down.

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Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., pointed out the provisions of the health care bill in an interview with Fox News Digital. She said Americans will notice the effects of the “Reduction of Inflation Act” when they “see a reduction in the cost of their medications, when people go to pay for affordable care, it will continue to be something they can afford on scholarships. ”

Fearing the bill will reduce inflation, including from Sanders, Dingell said she thinks he and other skeptics will be surprised.

“I have a lot of respect for Senator Sanders, but this is the biggest investment in health care and the environment we’ve made in decades,” she said. “And I think we will see the results.”

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., said he hopes the bill brings immediate relief to Americans. But he did not say when or how that would happen.

House Democratic Conference Speaker Hakeem Jeffries, DN.Y., said Americans will feel the effects of the Cut Inflation Act on health care costs, prescription costs and energy costs .

House Democratic Conference Speaker Hakeem Jeffries, DN.Y., said Americans will feel the effects of the Cut Inflation Act on health care costs, prescription costs and energy costs .

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“As soon as the law comes into effect, I hope all the provisions will start working,” Raskin said. “I know those who blamed President Biden for rising inflation are now giving President Biden all the credit for falling inflation.”

Asked which parts of the bill will work quickly to reduce inflation, Raskin said “next question.”

House Democratic Conference Speaker Hakeem Jeffries, DN.Y., touted the bill’s health care and energy provisions as ways to curb inflation. But he did not specify exactly when Americans will begin to feel the effects of these provisions.

“This legislation will have a positive impact on energy costs, health care costs and the high price of lifesaving prescription drugs, at a minimum,” Jeffries said.

“We’re focused on getting the bill passed right now,” Jeffries said of the timing of everything. reduction in inflation. “Gas prices have fallen for seven straight weeks, every day this summer. Inflationary pressure appears to be easing based on the July report. Job growth continues to occur at record highs.”

Rep. Jamaal Bowman, DN.Y., said several key provisions of the Cut Inflation Act will help Americans cope with higher costs.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman, DN.Y., said several key provisions of the Cut Inflation Act will help Americans cope with higher costs.

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Rep. Jamaal Bowman, DN.Y., also mentioned that gas prices have fallen in recent weeks when asked when the “Cutting Inflation Act” will begin to operate. “We expect the other effects to take effect immediately,” he said.

Bowman, one of the most outspoken progressives in the House, added that the bill would reduce “inflation by ensuring that businesses pay their fair share, and by ensuring that this money is invested in the American people, and that people work, everyone works.”

Rep. Mark Takano, D-California, also pointed to gasoline prices, which recently fell below a national average of $4 a gallon. And he said that even though the “Cut Inflation Act” isn’t perfect, he thinks it will help people.

“I think the markets are receiving tremendous signals already,” Takano told Fox News Digital. “There are a lot of things that have to go down in bingo. But I feel like Americans are going to feel more optimistic because they see a lot of signals coming together.”

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Takano added, “They want to see the leaders try. And these things might, in the end, not hit the mark. But the Americans want to see their leaders try to do something.”

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Sean Patrick Maloney, DN.Y., kept answering Fox News Digital’s question about when Americans will feel the effects of the Consumption Reduction Act. ‘inflation. But he provided a succinct answer.

“It can’t happen soon enough,” he said.

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