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Trump to Propose Massive Cuts to Safety Net in 'Utter Betrayal' Budget
'Regular folks need Medicaid. Nursing home care especially. These cuts are just cruel, and all because they want to cut taxes for the rich,' tweeted Sen. Brian Schatz
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GOP Prepares to Make Case That Poor People Must Sacrifice So Rich Can Get Tax Cuts
After a considerable period of time in which other aspects of the Republican agenda held center stage, we are beginning to see some renewed attention to lurid plans to hammer federal spending programs that disproportionately benefit the poor. Politico raised the alarm over the weekend: President...
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Trump Administration Considering 'Back-Door Way' to Cut Social Security
'If Trump proposes this Trojan horse, it would be the newest shot in the ongoing Republican war against Social Security'
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These 156 Lawmakers Support Expanding, Not Cutting, Social Security. Does Yours?
Bill to expand Social Security 'gives lie to the myth' that safety net program is going bankrupt
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Resurrecting Another ‘Big Lie’: The Myth of Social Security as ‘Ponzi Scheme’
This especially ugly lie resurfaces periodically like the Loch Ness Monster and the Abominable Snowman and is just as devoid of proof, but at least those fakes are harmless.
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The White House Budget Proposal Doesn’t Add Up
The president's budget won't balance federal spending one bit, but it'll move a lot of money up to the rich.
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Trump’s Budget Proposal Is an Attack on the Working Class
Trump’s vision to make American great again would actually eviscerate the already disintegrating social-safety net.
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Paul Ryan's Next Attack on Workers' Retirement a Win for Wall Street
On the "Small Savers Tax"
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Defenders of Social Security Mobilize Against GOP Attack on Retirees
On "Valentine's Day for millionaires," U.S. Senate confirms safety-net opponent Mick Mulvaney for head of Office of Management and Budget
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A Big Day for Trump’s Budget Pick, Social Security — and Millionaires
A full Senate vote is expected today on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means that Mulvaney’s nomination could come up for a vote just as a group of lawmakers and experts are speaking on the Hill in support of Social Security — and on the same day that...
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