Will the Trump administration slash Social Security benefits?

President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Office of Management and Budget has had some rocky moments during his Senate hearings.

Democrats questioned South Carolina Congressman John Mulvaney about his failure to pay federal taxes for a nanny, an issue that has previously thwarted some nominees for high posts. Defense hawks also haven’t forgotten his willingness to cut the Pentagon budget.

 

Source: Will the Trump administration slash Social Security benefits?

Closed Social Security offices, furloughed staff under GOP cuts, agency warns – The Washington Post

 

Social Security is facing dark times —  not just figuratively, but as in the lights would go out.

That’s the warning from Social Security Administration (SSA) officials if an appropriations bill pushed by House Republicans takes effect.

Source: Closed Social Security offices, furloughed staff under GOP cuts, agency warns – The Washington Post