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The Trump Administration's "Monstrous Idea": Direct Payments in Exchange for Cuts to Social Security Benefits

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'Donald Trump and his administration will stop at nothing to cut Social Security.'Trump's top economic stimulus idea has been cutting the payroll tax, which funds Social Security and Medicare He said during a Fox News town hall last week that he would not sign any future Covid-19 stimulus package that does not include a payroll tax cut.Suddenly concerned about the growing national debt now that corporations have secured access to trillions of dollars in Covid-19 bailout funds with little oversight, Trump administration officials are reportedly considering several proposals purportedly aimed at reducing government spending—including a pair of plans that would provide Americans with cash payments in exchange for delays or cuts to their Social Security benefits.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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