A Dangerous New Year for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

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Insider’s Report: New Congress Barrels Forward with Disastrous Agenda for Earned Benefits

Claiming a mandate that does not exist, the congressional majority is rolling out proposals that will slash Social Security and Medicare benefits, and set in motion the privatization of these vital programs. These actions will hurt current and future beneficiaries counting on earned benefits for a healthy and secure retirement.

As the National Committee has been warning for years, all Americans have a lot to lose if these radical proposals become reality. And President Donald Trump shows few signs of honoring his campaign pledge not to touch Social Security and Medicare. His cabinet appointments speak volumes about his intentions for these vital programs — most notably Health and Human Services nominee Tom Price (who hasn’t met a benefit cut he didn’t like) and Rep. Rick Mulvaney (SC-05) (a fiscal hardliner) as director of the Office of Management…

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