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Jaime Harrison on Social Security

 

 


Social Security and Medicare are more than a promise

Harrison: One way that you save Social Security, is not by eliminating the payroll tax right now, because it would wreck this program. Folks deserve the money that they have put into the system. Lindsey Graham said, "That Social Security and Medicare, were promises that we can't keep." Senator, I'm sorry, but they are not promises. People have paid into these systems and they deserve to get the money back that they put into it, because that is the livelihood that they have.
Source: 2020 South Carolina Senate debate (Rev.com transcript) , Oct 3, 2020

Protect & expand Social Security and Medicare

Jaime understands that South Carolina's seniors depend on Social Security and Medicare and will stand up to politicians who want to cut or privatize these vital programs. Jaime also knows that Medicare doesn't cover most seniors' health care expenses, so he is committed to fighting for added coverage for vision and hearing. Jaime wants to lead the efforts to lower the price of prescription drugs for Seniors and increase benefits for low-income Seniors who lose their spouses.
Source: 2020 S.C. Senate campaign website, JaimeHarrison.com , Dec 12, 2019

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