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Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:05 PM

 

Trump proposes $845 billion reduction to Medicare in new budget.

As a candidate in the 2015 GOP primary, Trump promised he would not cut, among other entitlement programs, Medicare. As a candidate in the 2016 presidential election, Trump promised he would not cut, among other entitlement programs, Medicare. Trump has released his 2020 budget proposal. Guess what? Trump proposes almost a $1 trillion in cuts to Medicare. Other entitlements including Medicaid also take a hit.

While your reading the news about Trump setting the country up for a new shutdown showdown because his budget proposes billions for his border wall, no one is talking about his proposed cuts to Medicare.

This should be the headline: Trump proposes $845 billion reduction to Medicare in new budget. Trump promised over and over to 'save' Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.




[link:https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/11/18259789/trumps-2020-budget-proposal-cuts|

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ChiTownDenny Mar 2019 OP
Miigwech Mar 2019 #1
demosincebirth Mar 2019 #4
ProudMNDemocrat Mar 2019 #2
ChiTownDenny Mar 2019 #3

Response to ChiTownDenny (Original post)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:11 PM

1. Middle finger to those who voted for him in poor red states

 

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Response to Miigwech (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 08:21 PM

4. First thought, West Virginia.

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Response to ChiTownDenny (Original post)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:12 PM

2. Democrats and many Republicans will not support this....

Because their constituents need all that Medicare provides. This would hit seniors in Red states very hard, and they vote!

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Response to ProudMNDemocrat (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 11, 2019, 07:14 PM

3. Exactly!

 

I don't know why all I'm hearing about is the proposed billions for the border wall. I think this is the wake-up call for his senior constituents but they're not hearing about it.

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