President Donald Trump played a video created by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during the Democrat primary that showed challenger Joe Biden saying he would cut Social Security and Medicare, Medicaid and veterans’ benefits.
As Vice President, Biden worked to get a spending deal that would have cut federal spending by $2 trillion, including cuts in those programs.
“This guy is either really stupid or he lies,” Trump said when the video was over.
Trump has repeatedly said he would not cut Social Security and Medicare or make changes to the programs, even though many other Republican candidates have wanted to make changes that could have included cuts.
While changes to the programs could make them work better or become more efficient, it makes seniors who depend on the programs afraid when leaders talk about doing so.
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