Republicans in Congress applaud an issue unrelated to Social Security; only 1 voted for a bill prohibiting cutting Social Security. (Photo: AP)

No matter what the president-elect said about not cutting Social Security, the Republican Congress apparently has other ideas.

The Huffington Post reported that, despite Trump’s repeated declarations during the presidential campaign that he “promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid,” a single Republican senator was the only one on her side of the aisle to vote for an amendment proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, that would have prevented the Senate from adopting legislation cutting Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid.

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