Donald Trump promised to be an avid fighter for Social Security & Medicare. All told, he was just lying to the vulnerable. He made that clear at Davos.
Trump on Social Security & Medicare
Common Dreams reported Trump's Davos unmasking on CNBC.
KERNEN: Do I dare— one last question.
PRESIDENT TRUMP: Go ahead.
KERNEN: Entitlements ever be on your plate?
TRUMP: At some point they will be. We have tremendous growth. We're going to have tremendous growth. This next year I—it'll be toward the end of the year. The growth is going to be incredible. And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that's actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it's such a—
KERNEN: If you're willing—
TRUMP: —big percentage.
KERNEN: —to do some of the things that you said you wouldn't do in the past, though, in terms of Medicare—
TRUMP: Well, we're going—we're going to look….
There is no doubt of Donald Trump's intent. While there is never any concern in blowing up the budget to give tax cuts to his wealthy benefactors, he is intent on balancing the budget on the backs of the middle-class and poor.