2020-09-14 11:26:04

Donald Trump Is Coming For Your Social Security


Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Nancy J. Altman about Donald Trump coming for social security.

During his Presidential campaign in 2016, Donald Trump promised he would never cut Social Security and claimed he was the only Republican candidate to do so.

But since then Trump has made several overtures toward cutting the program that most Americans rely on. In fact, most recently when Congress failed to come to an agreement on a Covid-19 economic relief bill Trump used the pandemic as cover by signing an executive order to defer payroll taxes that fund Social Security. He has even gone as far as promising to make those deferments permanent if he wins the November 3rd election.

Read her latest article in The Hill called ‘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 in the areas of Social Security and private pensions. Her latest book is The Truth About Social Security. She is also the author of The Battle for Social Security and co-author of Social Security Works!

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