Biden touts falling U.S. budget deficit, attacks Republicans

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By Jeff Mason and Jarrett Renshaw WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden Wednesday touted his administration’s efforts at reducing the nation’s budget deficit, seeking to draw a contrast with Republicans who oversaw growing deficits before he took control. In what could be a preview of a midterm stump speech, Biden took clear aim at what he dubbed “MAGA” Republicans who he charged with protecting billionaires at the expense of working class Americans while only paying lip-service to budget deficits. MAGA is a reference to former President Donald Trump’s slogan “Make America Great Again…

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