Trump promised that “there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid,” but now his new budget calls for slashing all three of these vital programs. Trump not only lied, but made his priorities clear — and it’s not fighting for working families.
Trump’s budget breaks his promises by slashing Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security:
CNBC: “Trump pledged to protect Medicare and Medicaid. His 2020 budget calls for major spending cuts”
New Yorker: “The White House’s New Budget Exposes Donald Trump’s Lies About Protecting Medicare and Medicaid”
Washington Post: “Trump proposes big cuts to health programs for poor, elderly and disabled”
MSNBC: “It’s not just Medicare: Trump budget eyes Social Security cuts, too”
Vox: “Trump’s 2020 budget proposal seriously cuts the nation’s safety net”
New York Magazine: “Trump’s Budget Is a Disaster for the GOP”