False rumors that Congress is getting a $20,000 raise in 2018 while seniors see Social Security benefits go up $2 per month circulated in December 2017.
When it comes to claims that GOP tax reforms cut Medicare, Medicare and Social Security, and add $2.4 trillion to the federal deficit, it depends who you ask.
The Trump Rule to reform Congress borrows from the earlier Bufffet Rule, and President Trump hasn’t proposed the Congressional Review Act of 2017.
President Trump’s budget would cut grants that support local Meals on Wheels programs — but the status of other federal funding sources is unclear.
A forwarded email with a photograph of two lawmakers playing solitaire on their laptop computers during a budget hearing.