Congress torn over depleted disability fund

A Social Security fund that provides benefits to nearly nine million disabled people is projected to run out by the end of 2016, and a new House rule could cause headaches for majority Republicans during the upcoming push to shore it up. The rule, which the House passed earlier this month, puts up a procedural roadblock against legislation that would redistribute the payroll tax to replenish the Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund. Read more…


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  1. If Social Security is that close to running out of money. The government should stop with all the handouts to illegal people entering our country, and stop giving free phones, free housing and numerous other freebies to those that are able to work, and stop sending billions of dollars overseas to countries that hate us and put back all the money that they took out of the Social Security fund back into the Social Security fund that we the older generation have been putting in all our working lives, most of us over 50 years, we would have plenty of money for those of us that have earned Social Security Benefits!

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