Statements about Social Security

"The Social Security trust fund is sound. Without anything being done, it would function well into 2038; and even after that time with no changes, we could pay 80 percent of the benefits that people have earned."

"The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016."

Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."

Says Mitt Romney supports a plan "to slowly and gradually raise the retirement age of Social Security."

Says Rep. Jim Renacci was "trying to leave town for the holidays without extending your payroll tax cut."

"The Social Security trust fund … is already facing imminent bankruptcy."

"We have 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day."

"Social Security didn’t cause the debt crisis. Social Security had nothing to do with the debt crisis."

In slashing $1.7 billion from Social Security, "Rep. Jim Renacci may end up forcing the entire agency to ... shut down for a month, causing seniors to not get their benefits on time, halting claims processing, and forcing new retirees and disabled workers into a backlog."

On privatization of Social Security.

On protecting Social Security benefits and changing the retirement age.

"Ganley said that if elected, he wants to ‘cut the dickens’ out of Social Security, Medicare and Veterans’ benefits."

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