Inflation continuing to take a toll on the American consumer-- last week, U.S. GDP contracted for the second quarter in a row.. ushering the country into a so-called technical recession. However, many analysts, officials, and even the White House..... are still hesitant to use the term "recession." So what does all of this mean for the consumer and the broader economy? Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at joined Cheddar News to discuss.