LIARS: White House Forced To Delete Twitter Brag

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event at the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 4, 2022 in Washington, DC. President Biden delivered remarks on economic growth, jobs, and deficit reduction. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The Biden administration was forced to delete a Twitter post taking credit for a boost in retirees’ Social Security checks Wednesday after social media users pointed out the increase was tied to decades-high inflation.​
  • “Seniors are getting the biggest increase in their Social Security checks in 10 years through President Biden’s leadership,” read the tweet from the official White House account Tuesday afternoon.
  • Twitter, which ​was purchased last week by billionaire Elon Musk, appended a note to the claim that said: “R​​eaders added context they thought people might want to know​.”

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