Here's Your Weekly Reminder That Republicans Want To Balance The Budget On The Backs Of The Elderly And The Poor
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham tells CBS' Margaret Brennan that the tax cuts that blew up the deficit are going to pay for themselves, and that we need to get "entitlement" spending under control if we want to balance the budget.
Sen. Lindsey Graham tells CBS anchor Margaret Brennan that the tax cuts will pay for themselves and we need to balance the budget on the backs of the elderly and the poor.
Lindsey Graham says the quiet parts out loud.
Since Trump took office, he's exploded the national debt and in Pat Robertson's mind that means...raising the retirement age on Social Security.
Pat Robertson, a fierce Trump supporter told 'The 700 Club' that it's "crucial that the age of retirement benefits cut introduction must be raised" even if it's not popular politically. He had no complaints about Trump adding massive debt to the federal deficits though.
Looking back at the actual record of some 2018 Republican Senate candidates...
It's an oldie but goodie. And guess which programs he thinks should get cut to pay for it?
If people need a reason to vote, this should be it. Everyone is touched by one of these programs.
Bloomberg reporter Toluse Olorunnipa tells CNN's John King about Trump and Republicans cynical move for the midterms, where they plan to run as the ones who want to save Social Security and Medicare, when actually the opposite is true.
Rising economic inequality has pushed more individual income beyond the reach of its payroll tax, which was capped at $127,200 in 2017.
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