On February 21 2019, economist and former United States Secretary of Labor Robert Reich published a tweet alongside what appeared to be an image of two political buttons from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s and Lyndon B. …
It’s true that 233 members of Congress supported a bill that would have stripped Social Security’s $2.9 trillion surplus, but the measure failed.
Claims that John McCain votes to end cancer treatments for Medicare beneficiaries aren’t true — but McCain did vote for a GOP tax reform bill that could lead to deep mandatory Medicare cuts.
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.