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Republican leaders have indicated in recent days that they plan to cut social safety net programs after the midterm elections. (Photo: Getty) News
As Trump Vows "A Lot of Cutting" After Midterms, Americans Urged to Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid at the Voting Booth
With Trump's support, the GOP "has spent the last two years doing everything they can to reach onto our pockets, steal our money, and give it to their pay masters on Wall Street."
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has bragged that he has been thinking about cutting these programs since his frat days. He literally claimed that he was “dreaming” of ending Medicaid when he was “drinking at a keg,” adding, “I’ve been thinking about this stuff for a long time.”(Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November
Right-wing extremists have never been subtle about their goal to eliminate all three programs
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Individual and family costs for medical care and insurance coverage are exploding, and tens of millions of people are having to choose whether to pay for needed care or their housing, heating, or other basic needs. (Photo: Molly Adams/Flickr/cc) Views
Behind Trump’s Attack on Medicare for All – a Fear of Losing Political Power
Most revealing in Trump’s campaign invective and universally rebuked op ed are not the fabrications littering nearly every word, but the motivation behind it
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'Lives Hang in the Balance': 21 Days Before Midterms, McConnell Admits GOP Still Salivating to Gut Medicare and Social Security
"Mitch McConnell wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to pay for Republicans' massive giveaway to the rich and large corporations," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "Enough!"
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Maine's former Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew News
Nation Warned That Trump's "Horrifying" Medicaid Pick Hired With "Express Purpose to Dismember" Program
Mary Mayhew "destroyed Medicaid in Maine now she will destroy it in the whole country."
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'This Election Is Last Chance to Stop Them': Kudlow Confirms Trump and GOP Ready to Gut Safety Net After Midterms
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security."
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Far from keeping his word, Trump and his administration have spent every day since taking power working to destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
Donald Trump and the Republicans Work Every Day to Destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
It’s time to set the record straight
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Healthy Babies at Risk, Warn Experts, as Trump Fearmongering Drives Immigrant Families Off Nutrition Assistance Program
"Even without any official order banning immigrants and their US-born children from utilizing life-saving services, the rumors are already traumatizing families."
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'If You're Poor or Disabled, the GOP Wants You to Die': Outrage as Trump Pushes More Cruel Medicaid Restrictions
"Threatening poor people's lives—which is what getting rid of their healthcare coverage essentially means—is not a way to eradicate poverty. It is simply a way to punish the poor for being poor."
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Fifty-three years ago in 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Views
An Unhappy Birthday for Medicare and Medicaid
As the iconic health programs turn 53, the GOP is advancing plans to privatize one and gut the other.
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