Vox: Republicans are already talking about cutting Medicare and Social Security next

Having passed their tax bill, top Republican leaders have already identified the next frontier for 2018: a push to enact sweeping budget cuts on programs the poorest Americans depend on.

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other top Republican leaders, fresh off a tax bill that is estimated to add at least $1 trillion to the national debt, are already sounding the alarm about an out-of-control deficit problem. Their targets for closing the gap include Social Security, Medicare, and food stamps.

Read more: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/12/18/16741730/gop-agenda-medicare-social-security


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