Social Security Falsehood Circulates Again

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Social media posts wrongly claim Democrats voted against the Social Security cost-of-living increase for 2019. Adjustments to Social Security benefits are not decided by lawmakers.

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A 2.8 percent in Social Security benefits goes into effect this month.

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