Trump Just Admitted on Live Television He Will ‘Terminate’ Social Security and Medicare If Reelected in November | Common Dreams News

US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in Bedminster, New Jersey, on August 8, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)

President Donald Trump on Saturday afternoon openly vowed to permanently “terminate” the funding mechanism for both Social Security and Medicare if reelected in November—an admission that was seized upon by defenders of the popular safety net programs who have been warning for months that the administration’s threat to suspend the payroll tax in the name of economic relief during the Covid-19 pandemic was really a backdoor sabotage effort.

via Trump Just Admitted on Live Television He Will ‘Terminate’ Social Security and Medicare If Reelected in November | Common Dreams News

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