“We understand what the American people are feeling. We are doing everything that we can,” she said. “We have a plan, that’s the thing. We have a plan. Republicans do not have a plan. What they want to do is take away rights from the American people.”
Doocy cited a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday finding that 88% of respondents believe the country has gotten off the “wrong track.” The poll surveyed 978 adults from June 23 to 27 with a 3.1% margin of error.
He then suggested the administration’s plan to resolve high prices are unpopular with the American population. The press secretary argued that although gas prices are high, the nation is in a historically strong position economically.
“I don’t think it’s that our plan is unpopular with the American people,” she replied. “We know that the American people are feeling the high costs. We understand what they are feeling because when you look at inflation, when you look at where we are economically and we are stronger economically than we have been in history, when you look at the unemployment numbers at 3.6%, when you look at the jobs numbers, more than 8.7 million new jobs created. That is important.”