Republicans have to pay for the tax cuts for the wealthy somehow. They have to find money to fund their favorite projects somehow and they now have set their sights on social security, medicare and medicaid.
- Los Angeles Times, Michael Hiltzik, September 6, 2019 – A Republican senator hints at gutting Social Security ‘behind closed doors’
- The Hill, John Larson, August 2, 2019 – Republicans’ rendezvous with reality — their plan is to cut Social Security
- Forbes, Teresa Ghilarducci, October 16, 2018 – Senate Republicans Set Sights On Cutting Social Security – The higher deficits caused by the tax cuts of 2017 will fuel the chronic attack to cut the programs.