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Fact Check: President Biden is Dead Wrong on Inflation

June 30, 2022 — Blog

After the Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation increased by 6.3 percent from the year previous, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) fact checked President Biden’s false inflation claims on “Varney & Co.” with Stuart Varney on Fox Business. READ:

Hern: Americans Struggle to Get Help from Social Security Administration

May 17, 2022 — Blog

In opening remarks for a Social Security Subcommittee hearing, acting Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Hern (R-OK) emphasized that Americans are struggling to access crucial Social Security services and assistance, and Ways and Means Republicans seeking to help are left waiting by the Social Security Administration.  

FACT: Chained CPI Would Result In a Larger COLA Increase for 2014

November 04, 2013 — Social Security Watch

MYTH:“Chained CPI would cut the 2014 Social Security cost-of-living increase of 1.5 percent to 1.2 percent.” - Robert Romasco, president of AARP FACT:If the more accurate chained CPI was used to determine the 2014 cost of living increase, seniors would see a 1.7 ...