Did Nancy Pelosi say, 'Social Security Recipients are just a Burden on Society'?

Posted on AllSides April 30th, 2020
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FACT CHECK

A post shared on Facebook claims House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called recipients of Social Security benefits “a burden on society.”

Verdict: False

There is no record of Pelosi ever making such a statement. The claim appears to have originated on a satirical news website.

Fact Check:

Pelosi has been a popular target for viral misinformation and fabricated quotes on social media in recent weeks, with this particular Facebook post claiming the House speaker said, “Social Security recipients are just a burden on society.”

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