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White House Deletes Tweet Taking Credit for Social Security Bump

A fact-check noted that the biggest cost-of-living increase since 1981 was due to inflation.

The White House in Washington, DC. 

The White House in Washington, DC. 

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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The Biden administration deleted a tweet taking credit for the recent bump in social security checks after Twitter users called it out. 

The official White House account said on the social media site Tuesday that “seniors are getting the biggest increase in their Social Security checks in 10 years through President Biden's leadership.”