These days, it’s hard to say where Jeb Bush stands on Social Security.
A few months ago, Bush seemed to show support for George W.’s 2005 Social Security plan that would privatize parts of the entitlement.
But Jeb Bush’s Social Security privatization history runs over a decade: Way back in 2005, Jeb was a strong supporter of George W. Bush’s partial privatization overhaul, and he even contributed to his brother’s privatization sales pitch. And in 2008, Jeb said he was disappointed George W. was unable to secure the GOP congressional support to get his Social Security agenda passed.
Then, just last week, Jeb seemed to reverse course — but did he simultaneously suggest that he might go even further than W.’s plan?
Either way, Jeb today doubled-down on his plans to dramatically change Social Security. Here’s what George W.’s younger brother had to say:
“Well, the world’s changed. And we’ve made some modifications on Social Security, but we’re going to have […]
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