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Democrats' Attack On GOP Budget, Tax Plan Focuses On Medicare, Medicaid Cuts

October 03, 2017
The centerpiece of Democrats’ attack on the Republican budget and tax reform plan appears to be that the plan would pay for tax cuts to the rich by slashing Medicare and Medicaid funding. The GOP blueprint for tax reform and the budget would cut $473 billion from Medicare and $1 trillion from Medicaid to offset the cost of cutting taxes, Senate Democrats said Tuesday (Oct. 3). All five of the Democratic senators who spoke Tuesday (Oct. 3) at a weekly...

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