It can easily be said that Donald Trump won the election by lying to people who are already wildly misinformed and by promising them things he can’t deliver alongside fooling them into thinking they’re voting in their best interests.
Trump voters got taken. Yet, with all the information out there showing that Trump was full of sh*t and proving that Republicans don’t actually care about the citizens that elect them, these folks still vote Republican.
And while we take no pleasure in reporting that, once again, these people will be screwed over by the politicians they elect, it is important to point out that elections have consequences and karma will come back to bite them — hard.
Within Trump’s budget — the Republican budget — there a massive cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance. Something Trump promised he wouldn’t cut while running for office, but something he’s definitely proposed within his budget.
According to Vox:
“Reports indicated that [Trump’s] new budget, set to be unveiled Tuesday, will violate this promise in a rather flagrant fashion. Axios’s Jonathan Swan reports that the 2018 budget proposal will include $1.7 trillion in cuts to mandatory spending programs over the next 10 years, “from programs including SNAP (food stamps), CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), and SSDI (Disability Insurance).” But Swan obfuscates the issue by saying the plan, “won’t reform Social Security or Medicare — in line with his campaign promise.””
Who do these cuts hurt the most? Trump country:
— Mark Elliott (@markmobility) May 22, 2017
That’s right, the folks who voted for Trump to work in their best interests are now about to be screwed by the very man they voted for.
No one is boasting or bragging or saying “I told you so,” but the writing was on the wall before the election. Now, if this passes, many, many people will be screwed.
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