Fact checking the fact checkers: Trump does indeed plan to destroy Social Security

Via The Hill | Though few seem to realize it, Trump has provided the nation with a roadmap of how he could unilaterally destroy Social Security, without the need for Congress, once the election is over. Only a veto-proof majority in Congress would have the power to stop him. It is not clear that someone …

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Under Trump’s plan, Social Security could come to a screeching halt — without Congress lifting a finger

Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works Via CNN | Donald Trump once claimed that he could shoot someone in the middle of Fifth Avenue in New York City and not lose any voters. He’s now seeing whether the same is true if he kills Social Security. His unilateral, unprecedented step of deferring the collection of …

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Is Social Security Becoming a Pawn in the Postal Service Crisis?

Via New York Times | Top Democrats are warning that the problems afflicting the United States Postal Service pose a threat to more than voting rights — a slowdown in services, they say, will also hurt seniors who rely on letter carriers for Social Security checks, medications and other critical mail. Already, concerns about prescription …

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