Perhaps the #1 issue I hear about from people is “Will Trump protect my social security?”
Or: “I heard Trump is going to destroy social security, is that true?”
Listen to me very clearly: Trump has promised social security will be 100% protected under his watch.
Take a look:
And here’s a backup if they take that one down:
Social security is 100% safe! We’re not going to touch social security!
— WeLoveTrump (@WeLovePresTrump) August 14, 2020
Fox Business explained more:
President Trump on Wednesday touted his plan to implement a payroll tax deferral, a levy he plans to eliminate entirely if re-elected, but promises Social Security will not be negatively affected.
“At the end of the year, on the assumption that I win, I’m going to terminate the payroll tax,” Trump said during a press briefing at the White House. “We’ll be paying into Social Security through the general fund.”