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Americans Back Government Spending Cuts To Control Inflation

Americans believe inflation is here to stay and that the most preferred method of containing inflation is to reduce government spending.

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While Washington works overtime to churn out a massive $3.5 trillion social spending package with tax increases during a pandemic with inflation running at or above 5%, Americans prefer cutting government spending to control inflation.

Americans are also unanimous that current inflation is not transitory.

These are the key findings from an I&I/TIPP poll of 1,300 Americans completed in early September.

The poll asked if inflation is a long-term problem or a short-term problem that will soon disappear.  The charts below show the results.

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