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He was right about inflation. Biden wasn’t. Larry Summers on what’s coming next

July 25th, 2022

Ryan caught up with the former treasury secretary — and thorn in the side of Biden White House economists — Larry Summers on the sidelines of the Aspen Security Forum for a wide-ranging interview about last 18 months of economic debates, why so many policymakers got the inflation debate wrong, what Summers thinks about Joe Manchin blowing up Build Back Better over inflation concerns, what Biden — and Pelosi — are getting wrong in their approach to China, and why we are almost certainly headed into a painful recession.

Larry on Fareed Zakaria

July 25th, 2022

My interview on Fareed Zakaria GPS on Sunday July 24, 2022 where I told Fareed there is a very high likelihood of a recession and “soft landings represent a kind of triumph of hope over experience.”