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Biden ousts Social Security Administration Leadership

July 9, 2021

Via: FCW

President Joe Biden ousted top leadership at the Social Security Agency on Friday, July 9, after months of pressure to do so from unions at the agency and various Democrats in Congress.

Kilolo Kijakazi, the agency’s deputy commissioner for retirement and disability policy, will serve as acting commissioner. An email from Kijakazi to SSA staff announcing the changes went out late Friday afternoon, and a White House spokesperson confirmed the moves to FCW.

Former Commissioner Andrew Saul and former Deputy Commissioner David Black were both appointed to fixed terms at the agency by former President Donald Trump.

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