Republicans have ALWAYS wanted to cut American’s governemnt helping its citizens get what they pay for….
Probably getting a tax cut is their firts effort to transfer more wealth to the rich at the expense of the poor, middle class and older Americans it seems…
Giving themselsves a YUGE tax cut needs to be paid for some way, eh?
In a videotaped interview with two Politico reporters Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said the quiet parts out loud. Asked by interviewers Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman how to address the federal deficit, he replied: “We have to do two things. We have to generate economic growth which generates revenue, while reducing spending. That will mean instituting structural changes to Social Security and Medicare for the future.” (A video of Rubio’s appearance is here, with his remarks on Social Security and Medicare beginning at the 21:45 mark.)
The only thing that’s new here is the explicit admission by a Republican officeholder that this is the GOP’s master plan to eviscerate the welfare and retirement of American workers. Budget analysts have seen it coming with all the subtlety of a freight train….