Finance & Tax

It’s not just Republicans who are assigning responsibility to the administration for the rocky economic recovery, polls show.

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo

By MEGAN CASSELLA

10/29/2021 04:30 AM EDT

Updated: 10/29/2021 09:55 AM EDT

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The U.S. economy is growing at its slowest pace since the recovery began. Faster inflation is likely to linger well into next year. Millions remain unemployed even as small businesses struggle to hire workers.

And Republicans are readying attacks on President Joe Biden over all of it.

GOP lawmakers and strategists are seizing on news Thursday that the economy expanded at an anemic pace in the third quarter to slam Biden and the Democrats, accusing them of bungling the recovery from the pandemic recession and then piling on trillions of dollars in spending programs.

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