Statements about Retirement

Medicare is "going broke. The trust fund goes bankrupt in 2026."

Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."

"Not one dime gets added to the deficit because of Social Security."

Says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan support "massive cuts in Social Security for future generations."

Says state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf wants to "eliminate Medicare" as we know it.

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