In the waning days of the 2020 presidential campaign, Joe Biden is blatantly lying at his campaign appearances about President Donald Trump’s plans for Social Security during a second term.
Biden has been saying that Trump plans to defund or cut Social Security since August, even though Trump never said he would cut Social Security or change its funding.
Trump made an executive order in August that allowed workers to defer their payroll taxes as a way to put money in people’s pockets during the coronavirus outbreak.
He said that he would like to make the payroll tax cuts permanent, but that would not change people’s Social Security benefits or the program’s funding.
Biden’s campaign is clearly hoping to scare older people with these false claims. Let’s hope they don’t fall for it.
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