Obama to propose changes to Medicare and Social Security in new budget
April 5th, 2013
05:59 AM ET
1 year ago

Obama to propose changes to Medicare and Social Security in new budget

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's upcoming budget will include proposed changes to Social Security and Medicare plus some new tax increases, changes that are an effort for the president to reach a deficit deal with Republicans, according to senior administration officials.

The budget will include an offer Obama made to House Speaker John Boehner in December, officials said. That proposal included $400 billion in savings to Medicare over 10 years.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Bring back MANUFACTURE back into USA–do not worry of north Korea. They know it can not withstand to USA blow.

    April 5, 2013 07:15 am at 7:15 am |
  2. Gurgyl

    Save these two Medicare and SS. If not nation goes wild.

    April 5, 2013 07:17 am at 7:17 am |
  3. Pk duster

    Please mr obama do not cut ss or medicare the orange man is trying to black mail you the rich gop members are thugs

    April 5, 2013 08:04 am at 8:04 am |
  4. Rudy NYC

    We already know what Boehner is going to say about the compromise proposal. He's on record saying "no compromise", not now, not ever.

    April 5, 2013 08:19 am at 8:19 am |
  5. James Bond

    There goes my ss i paid into for thirty years, but keep giving no bid contracts to haliburton, we can afford it. draft is coming folks, get your kids ready or the war grinder

    April 5, 2013 08:31 am at 8:31 am |
  6. jkane sfl the gop national disgrace party will be swept out like the trash they are in2014 ?

    You can trust president Obama but you can't trust the gop slime who have been tryin to get their slimey hands on social security fund for 60 years so their cronies can make money off your money ,kick the gop to the curb in 2014 mid terms and protect your soc sec money !!!!

    April 5, 2013 08:56 am at 8:56 am |