“On a party line vote, the House just passed a budget that cuts Medicare by nearly $500 billion and Medicaid by up to $1.5 trillion, along with raising the Medicare eligibility age to 67,” said Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works, which advocates for expanding that bedrock retirement program’s benefits. “Yet again, the Republican Party has betrayed the American people to give their Wall Street donors massive tax handouts.”

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