The cost of Thanksgiving dinner has reportedly increased by more than 14% from the 2020 average
Vice President Kamala Harris Spent more than $500 on cookware in a Paris shop amid rising US inflation and economic uncertainty at home
The vice president visited the shop last week on his four-day diplomatic visit to Paris, reportedly at high-end cookware store E. Drop 516 euros on pots and pans at Dehillrin.
The store is located outside the world famous Louvre Museum, where the famous painting of Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa hangs.
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Harris took home a food plate costing about $375, a frying pan About $160, as well as a multitude of other kitchenware items, Including A porcelain egg dish and a copper cleaner, according to the store that disclosed the purchase amount Washington Free Beacon,
By comparison, a mauille copper sauce pan Done by luxury brand Williams Sonoma—based in Harris’s home state of California—it costs between $200 and $285.
After stopping at E. Dehillrin, Harris was asked by reporters how his visit to France had prepared him for the presidency. The Vice President, who looked at the reporter with an expression of surprise, did not answer the question directly, but spoke of the success of his diplomatic mission.
“I will tell you it was a very productive and a good trip,” she said, adding that the US has “a lot of follow-up action to do.”
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As Harris bought luxury cookware in Paris, Americans at home continued to deal with the harsh realities of rising inflation and costs across the board.
Gas and energy prices are rising in the winter, and the Biden administration temporarily opened the Strategic Petroleum Reserve this week to cushion the rising fuel price.
Additionally, the US is facing a supply chain crisis and labor shortage which is getting worse by the day. Thanksgiving this year is expected to be the most expensive in three decades, with prices up 14% from last year.
Harris’ office did not respond to Free Beacon’s request for comment on the purchase.
Granthshala News’ Caitlin McFall contributed to this report.