Obama’s budget worries Social Security defenders

Fear ‘chain’ to consumer price index would reduce benefits

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“Why are Democrats even suggesting that the inflation adjustment should be reduced?” Mr. Reich says in the two-minute video. “Republicans aren’t asking for it. Not even Paul Ryan’s draconian budget includes it. Democrats invented Social Security and have been protecting it for almost 80 years. They shouldn’t be leading the charge against it. Call your member of Congress and tell them no chained CPI. Hands off Social Security.”

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