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Trump budget slashes Medicare by $237 billion

“The Trump budget calls for cutting $237 billion to Medicare, the huge federally run program that provides health coverage to primarily older Americans. When he ran for office, Trump told voters that he would not cut Medicare or Medicaid,” CNBC reported Monday afternoon.

It also slashes Medicaid spending and tries again to repeal Obamacare. Read story here.

The GOP game plan has been clear all along: Give huge tax cuts to billionaires, boost military spending, build a border wall, and pay for all this by taking health care away from millions of American workers earning modest wages.

 


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