Donald Trump Said Democrats "Will Destroy" Social Security and He'll Save It
Type: Anti-Liberal AttacksSep 06 2018 Severity: Targeted: Democrats in CongressAbout: Social Security
President Trump attended a rally to support Matt Rosendale, a candidate for the Montana Senate. Later in the speech, Trump attacked the Democrats, while spreading fear that they would destroy Social Security. He also claimed he would save it. At that time, Dems had not proposed any plans that would reduce Social Security benefits, but some Republicans had. Many Democrats had pushed for greater benefits.
Quote | He fear-mongered at a Montana rally that Dems would take away their Social Security.
"They will destroy your Social Security. And I'm going to save your Social Security. We're not touching your Social Security,” Trump said at a Montana rally.
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