Rep. Norman to Newsmax: Ian a Blow to Those Already Suffering

Hurricane Ian has resulted in a “tremendous” blow to people who are already suffering from the economy and the COVID pandemic, Rep. Ralph Norman, whose state of South Carolina suffered a direct hit from the massive storm on Friday, said on Newsmax Saturday. 

“You look at how much people are paying at the gas pumps, at the grocery store on products they can get, and COVID has made a tremendous hit on all Americans,” the South Carolina Republican said on Newsmax’s “Saturday Agenda.” “The pocketbook is shrinking. And the fact that now with the insurance rates, which are bound to go up with the claims like this — it’s not good news, not just for South Carolina but all over the country.”

The nation’s economic woes, he added, were “self-inflicted” by the Biden administration. 

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