Skip to comments.Republicans Will Cut Social Security And Medicare After Tax Plan Passes, Says Marco Rubio
Posted on 12/02/2017 7:19:50 AM PST by Mariner
Florida Senator Marco Rubio admits that the Republican tax cut plan to aid corporations and the wealthy will require cuts to Social Security and Medicare to pay for it.
Rubio told reporters this week that in order to address the federal deficit, which will grow by at least $1 trillion if the tax plan passes, Congress will need to cut entitlement programs such as Social Security. Advocates for the elderly and the poor have warned that entitlement programs would be on the chopping block, but this is the first time a prominent Republican has backed their claims.
We have to do two things. We have to generate economic growth which generates revenue, while reducing spending. That will mean instituting structural changes to Social Security and Medicare for the future, Rubio told a crowd at a Politico conference. Rubio's talk of structural change is vague, but will likely include changing the rate and age of Social Security and Medicare payouts.
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Well at least the first sentence isn’t biased :)
That wont happen on Trumps watch. Is Rubio trying to torpedo this before conference, or provide Dem talking points?
Cut social security, even indirectly, and die in 2018.
No bias there /s
Hah! Can’t wait until our Donald addresses these remarks from Little Marco.
Of course, nothing else in this bloated government could be cut.
while reducing spending
Hey Anchor Baby Rubio, put the Pipe down, CONgress will NEVER reduce spending. You are a classic example why we need Mandatory Drug and Alcohol testing in CONgress Daily.
I heard a Dem using these talking points this morning.
How about cutting all the illegals on SS?
And then cutting all the fakers on SS disability?
“Republicans Will Cut Social Security And Medicare After Tax Plan Passes, Says Marco Rubio”
Over Trump’s dead body.
We’ll see if Trump goes against his campaign promise to get a tax bill. My guess is the tax bill wins.
Well see if Trump goes against his campaign promise to get a tax bill. My guess is the tax bill wins.
Its always got to be SS and medicare. Never welfare or foreign “aid”. Enough with the scare tactics. We pay directly into SS and medicare as an investment (sort of) whereas the other programs are simply gifts to less productive voters.
Rubio is an A**, if he thinks that!
One of the things Rubio talked about was raising the retirement agent for Social Security which has been discussed before.
because little marco no brains can’t imagine having to cut actual useless stuff the gov’t spends money on.
Right; no spending should ever be cut. The country is too far left to do without SS.
9 million on SS disability. 3% of US population. That’s going to be a target.
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