Donald Trump is breaking his promises to the American people – again – this time by endorsing cuts to Medicare. When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for President, he guaranteed that he would not cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security. However, Trumpcare, which died last night, would have broken this promise and slashed Medicaid funding by nearly $800 billion.
Now, just as Trump and Mitch McConnell’s desperate attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement – which would have taken health coverage away from 32 million Americans – also cratered, Trump’s budget director announced that the administration supports the extreme House Republican budget plan, which cuts Medicare.
“As his administration fails the American public, Donald Trump is proving that the pledges he made to voters about improving their lives were worse than empty talk – they were the opposite of what he’d […]Read more after the jump.