Home Republicans booed President Joe Biden on Tuesday night over the president’s declare that the GOP desires to chop Medicare and Social Safety.
“As a substitute of constructing the rich pay their justifiable share, some Republicans need Medicare and Social Safety to sundown each 5 years,” Biden mentioned. “Meaning if Congress doesn’t vote to maintain them, these applications will go away.”
“Different Republicans say if we don’t minimize Social Safety and Medicare, they’ll let America default on its debt for the primary time in our historical past,” he added. “I gained’t let that occur.”
His remarks elicited a robust response from the assembled lawmakers — lots of whom may be heard loudly booing.
Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who had leapt to her toes, may be seen giving the president a thumbs down.
“Liar,” she yelled.
The Home Republicans’ Twitter account equally denounced Biden’s declare, noting that Speaker Kevin McCarthy has mentioned that “cuts to Medicare and Social Safety, they’re off the desk.”
“Joe Biden is LIAR,” the Home Republican account mentioned on Tuesday night. And the RNC’s Twitter account reminded users that “a decade in the past, Biden repeatedly burdened the significance of NEGOTIATING the debt restrict.”
“Social Safety and Medicare are a lifeline for hundreds of thousands of seniors,” Biden continued. “People have been paying into them with each single paycheck since they began working. So tonight, let’s all agree to face up for seniors. Arise and present them we is not going to minimize Social Safety. We is not going to minimize Medicare.”
“These advantages belong to the American folks,” Biden mentioned. “They earned them. If anybody tries to chop Social Safety, I’ll cease them. And if anybody tries to chop Medicare, I’ll cease them. I cannot permit them to be taken away. Not right now. Not tomorrow. Not ever.”
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