List of Republicans Who Have Suggested Cutting Medicare, Social Security

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2023
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During his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Biden was heckled by several Republican politicians after claiming "some Republicans want Medicare and Social Security to sunset."

In response to his remark, a number of Republican lawmakers were heard saying "no," House Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene shouted "liar" and Speaker Kevin McCarthy could be seen shaking his head.

"Let me give you—anybody who doubts it contact my office. I'll give you a copy of the proposal," Biden said.

The president appeared to be referencing a plan released last year...

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