Wednesday 2 November 2022 05:55 PM White House is forced to DELETE tweet claiming Biden gave seniors a record ... trends now
The White House was forced into an embarrassing Twitter climbdown on Wednesday, deleting a tweet that claimed President Joe Biden was responsible for seniors getting the biggest increase in Social Security checks in a decade.
As fact checkers were quick to point out, the increase is based on the rate of inflation and required by law.
At first, Twitter added a note to the original Monday afternoon tweet.
By Tuesday lunchtime the message had been deleted.
The trouble began with a tweet from the official White House account.
The White House claimed President Joe Biden was responsible for a record increase in Social