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Medicare Spared From Budget Cuts in 2018

But this program and others essential to seniors still face threat of cuts
by Gary Strauss, AARP, December 22, 2017

Congress has acted to prevent mandatory funding cuts to Medicare and other programs vital to millions of older Americans that were set to occur as a result of the new tax overhaul legislation.

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, which the president signed today, is projected to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next decade. Under the 2010 “pay-as-you-go” law known as PAYGO, that increase to the deficit would have triggered automatic spending cuts to programs, including a $25 billion cut to Medicare in 2018 alone. But in an AARP-supported move, the House and Senate on Thursday waived the required cuts as part of a temporary spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. Thousands of AARP members contacted their legislators, urging them to act before the end of the year and prevent the Medicare cuts.

READ MORE: https://www.aarp.org/politics-society/advocacy/info-2017/medicare-paygo-cuts-fd.html?intcmp=AE-POL-ADV-HM-R1-C2-LL2-FD
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Saturday, October 20th 2018 at 12:08PM
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This is Great news.
Thursday, November 15th 2018 at 10:26PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Great news from a year ago.

Friday, November 16th 2018 at 12:18AM
Steve Williams
That is right Steve, Great news from a year ago but don't you see that those cuts was planned for 2018. Quick question Steve, what year is this?

Due to The Blue Wave that the voice of The American People was heard loud and clear, Trump will not be able to cut $25 billion cut from Medicate.



I know that you don't give a damn about cutting Medicate. What a Maroon.
Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:01AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Sorry Ron, it will be 2019 when that blue puddle gets sworn in.

Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:37AM
Steve Williams
Come to think of it, it's already 2019.

Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:41AM
Steve Williams
YOUR WORDS: Come to think of it, it's already 2019.

STOP LYING Steve, just look at you time stamp that says:
Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:41AM

You sound like you supported that republican $25 billion cut to Medicate? Did you support that plan Steve?



Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:55AM
Deacon Ron Gray
The Federal government's Fiscal Year 2019 started on October 1. Do you understand that Ron?

Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:50AM
Steve Williams

MY QUESTION TO YOU WAS: "You sound like you supported that republican $25 billion cut to Medicate? Did you support that plan Steve?"






Friday, November 16th 2018 at 5:26PM
Deacon Ron Gray
What fiscal year was that proposed cut Ron? How would I support it or not support it?

Friday, November 16th 2018 at 9:32PM
Steve Williams

MY QUESTION TO YOU WAS: "You sound like you supported that republican $25 billion cut to Medicate at the end of this year? Did you support that plan Steve?"



Saturday, November 17th 2018 at 3:01AM
Deacon Ron Gray
I don't remember caring Ron, as long as the tax cut bill passed. That was the important thing, reducing the tax burden on America's business.

Saturday, November 17th 2018 at 3:23AM
Steve Williams
"You sound like you supported that republican $25 billion cut to Medicate at the end of this year? Did you support that plan Steve?"

YOUR REPLY: I don't remember caring Ron, as long as the tax cut bill passed. That was the important thing, reducing the tax burden on America's business.

So, you support tax breaks for the rich on the backs of the elderly, sick and the poor in this country, since you say YOU DON'T REMEMBER, is that right Steve?






Wednesday, November 21st 2018 at 7:06PM
Deacon Ron Gray
No Ron that's not right. Where did you get that idea?

Wednesday, November 21st 2018 at 9:37PM
Steve Williams
From your last reply: “I don't remember caring Ron, as long as the tax cut bill passed. That was the important thing, reducing the tax burden on America's business.”
Wednesday, November 21st 2018 at 10:54PM
Deacon Ron Gray
And this is the non sequitur you came up with Ron:

"So, you support tax breaks for the rich on the backs of the elderly, sick and the poor in this country, since you say YOU DON'T REMEMBER, is that right Steve?"

Thursday, November 22nd 2018 at 7:36AM
Steve Williams
THESE ARE YOUR WORDS ARE THEY NOT: “I don't remember caring Ron, as long as the tax cut bill passed. That was the important thing, reducing the tax burden on America's business.”

or

Are you going to run from that too?



Thursday, November 22nd 2018 at 10:43AM
Deacon Ron Gray
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