Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Nancy J. Altman about Donald Trump coming for social safety.
During his Presidential marketing campaign in 2016, Donald Trump promised he would by no means reduce Social Security and claimed he was the one Republican candidate to take action.
But since then Trump has made a number of overtures towards chopping this system that almost all Americans depend on. In truth, most lately when Congress failed to come back to an settlement on a Covid-19 financial aid invoice Trump used the pandemic as cowl by signing an government order to defer payroll taxes that fund Social Security. He has even gone so far as promising to make these deferments everlasting if he wins the November third election.
Read her newest article in The Hill referred to as ‘Fact Checking the Fact Checkers: Trump Does Indeed Plan To Destroy Social Security,’ HERE.
Nancy J. Altman is president of Social Security Works and chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition. She has a 40-year background within the areas of Social Security and personal pensions. Her newest ebook is The Truth About Social Security. She can also be the writer of The Battle for Social Security and co-author of Social Security Works!
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