Economy, Healthcare

Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare

After instituting a $1.5 trillion tax cut, the Senate majority leader said Tuesday that the only way to lower the record-high federal deficit would be to cut entitlement programs.

Source: Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare

“The debt, he said, was very “disturbing” and driven by “the three big entitlement programs that are very popular, Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid…””

Make no mistake, Medicare and Social Security are NOT ‘entitlements’. They are benefits that are earned by every American from their very first pay check. I pledge to do everything I can to protect what our seniors depend on today, and the contract our government made with every working person in this nation