Trump Could Save Social Security Through Economic Growth, Spending Cuts: Gaetz

At a Team Trump event in Keene, New Hampshire, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) told The Epoch Times that former President Donald J. Trump could address the looming projected insolvency of the Social Security Trust Fund in large part by stimulating the economy.

“If we have sufficient growth in our economy, we’ll be able to meet our needs,” the lawmaker said.

The Congressional Budget Office projects fiscal year 2032 as the point when the Social Security Trust Fund is depleted.

The former president has made his rival Nikki Haley’s stances on Social Security an issue on the campaign trail. The former United Nations ambassador has pledged to raise the retirement age.

“She has a hit on Social Security, and she wants to raise the age very substantially. You don’t need that. We don’t want to do that. And we have that liquid gold. We don’t have to do that to our seniors. You earned it,” President Trump said in New Hampshire.

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