House Republicans now want to privatize Social Security

Because trying to privatize Medicare didn’t give them enough pain. From the Hill:

House Republicans on Friday introduced legislation that would allow workers to partially opt out of Social Security immediately, and fully opt out after 15 years.

Let’s hope the White House sees the wisdom in cutting this off at the legs.


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