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CNN's Jim Sciutto gets roasted for claiming inflation 'took a breather' in latest economic report

The latest economic report showed a very minor decrease in the rate of , and many on social media roasted CNN’s Jim Sciutto for his characterization of the news on Twitter.

Americans have been struggling with the plague of high inflation caused by the big spending policies of the Democrats, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and the lingering damage from the pandemic and an economic shutdown.

On Wednesday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that inflation for the month of April was recorded at 8.3%, a rate historically high, but slightly lower than the rate for March, which clocked in at 8.5%.

Sciutto responded by referring to the minor pause as inflation taking a “breather” for the month.

“US inflation took a breather last month for first time since August. Prices still increased, but at a slower pace than in previous months,” Sciutto tweeted.

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