Fact Checking Elizabeth Warren’s Rant on Trump’s Social Security Budget

Verbatim fact check: Elizabeth Warren on Social Security in Trump’s budget VERBATIM Ballotpedia June 15, 2017 In response to President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) claimed the following: “During his campaign, Donald Trump said over and over and over that he would not cut Social Security. So much for that campaign promise. Budget is out today and now we’ve seen it, right here—cut Social Security $73 billion over the next ten years.” The president’s budget released on May 23 proposes to reduce the growth of spending for two Social Security programs by $72.5 billion over 10 years: … Continue reading