McConnell Tosses Scott To Wolves On Social Security

Mediaite reports:

Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) took aim at Florida Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) during an interview and confirmed that President Joe Biden’s declaration that some GOP leaders want to end Social Security and Medicare was, in fact, accurate – despite loud booing and yells of “liar” from GOP members.

“Biden said at the State of the Union ‘Republicans want to sunset Social Security and Medicare.’ So is that true?” McConnell was asked Thursday on The Terry Meiners Show by host Terry Meiners.

“Well, unfortunately, that was the Scott plan. That’s not a Republican plan. And that was the Rick Scott plan,” McConnell replied. “The Republican plan, as I pointed out last fall — if we were to become the majority — there were no plans to raise taxes on half the American people or to sunset Medicare or Social Security. So it’s clearly the Rick Scott plan.”

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