Because it caused so much embarrassment, the White House was forced to delete a message on Twitter in which it had praised President Joe Biden for the 8.7% cost of living adjustment that will take effect in the next year.
According to a story in the New York Post, the Biden administration did not delete the post until after members of Congress and users of Twitter pointing out that the Social Security COLA was due to 40-year-high inflation.
As a result of President Biden's leadership, seniors will see the largest increase in their Social Security payments in the past decade, according to a tweet that was sent out by the White House on Tuesday afternoon.
A footnote was appended to the assertion by Twitter, which stated, Readers added context they believed other people might want to know. Increases in the cost of living are factored into each year's Social Security benefit payment to seniors.
Rep. Thomas Massie, a Republican from Kentucky, was one of the major politicians who called attention to the irony of the White House's attempt to self-aggrandize. Massie was one of the leading politicians who called attention to the absurdity of the White House's attempt
According to the White House, record inflation is entirely the result of Vice President Biden's leadership, as stated by Representative Vicky Hartzler of the Republican Party in the State of Missouri.
Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado, who represents the Republican Party in the United States House of Representatives, chimed in with the following observation: Even with one-party Democratic dominance in DC, the Biden Administration continues to accuse others for their failed policies. There is no one else but themselves to blame for this.
The annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) that the Social Security Administration will implement in 2023 will increase by 8.7%. This increase is directly related to the Consumer Price Index, which increased by 8.2% in September.
The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on Newsmax.