Medicare Reality: An 82% Increase Is Not A ‘Cut’


SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “Folks, this tax bill cuts your Medicare, the budget bill that outlines the tax bill that we're doing this week...” (Sen. Schumer, Floor Remarks, 10/03/2017)

  • SEN. SCHUMER: “…that budget is voting to cut Medicare…” (Sen. Schumer, Press Conference, 10/5/2017)


SEN. MIKE ENZI (R-WY): “My Democrat colleagues want to try and find a clever way to make the false accusation that somehow through this budget Senate Republicans are cutting Medicare. Let me be clear the budget we have put forward does not cut Medicare. Medicare spending increases every year.” (U.S. Senate, Budget Committee, Hour 1:32, 10/5/2017)

Medicare not cut

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