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Some GOP Lawmakers Want to Reform Social Security, Medicare

Posted on AllSides March 3rd, 2023
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Some Republican lawmakers are insisting on addressing the mounting debt from Social Security and Medicare, despite GOP leadership vowing not to amend the programs, the Daily Caller reported.

The Social Security Administration has warned that its trust fund reserves could exhaust its resources if Congress doesn't make changes. One projection by the Congressional Research Service predicts the program will reach insolvency by 2035.

“If we do nothing, we’re going to have anywhere from a 25% cut to a 26% cut across the board,” Republican Study Committee (RSC) Chairman Kevin Hern of Oklahoma told the Daily Caller. ...

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