Senior Policy Analyst
President Trump’s 2019 budget wouldn’t just hurt people with disabilities, as we’ve explained, but older Americans as well. While running for President, President Trump repeatedly promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid, which serve tens of millions of seniors. Nevertheless, he has proposed cutting Social Security and Medicaid as well as cutting or eliminating other critical supports for older Americans. His budget cuts would make life harder for seniors struggling to get by, even as the new tax law that he signed into law provides a bonanza to the most well-off Americans and profitable corporations.
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