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Oct 18 2018
05:44 am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says the national debt should be blamed on the "three big entitlement programs that are very popular: Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid."

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected that the GOP tax cuts would add $1.9 trillion to the national debt over the next decade. The loss of government revenue from the cuts has been a larger proportional loss than what was caused by the Great Recession, according to the New York Times.

What is wrong with the man and his cohorts? Why do they continue to lie to the American people?

h/t RoaneViews

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McConnell is not crazy.

The plan always has been to cut government income (aka taxes) and then blame Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid for the deficit. The only crazy people are the ones who do not see this for what it is.

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I really don't get why he'd

I really don't get why he'd say this three weeks before the midterms. Older people are more likely to vote Republican - but they won't like this message.

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