Tag: Medicaid

Trump Now Says He’s Open to Cut Entitlements

Photo: Mandel Ngan (Getty Images) Another day, another installment in the ongoing saga that is “y’alls President is a lying ass liar.” Our subject for tonight’s episode is entitlements. CNN reports that when the currently impeached President was asked by CNBC in Davos whether entitlements would ever be something on his plate he responded with […]

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Trump Opens Door to Cuts to Medicare and Other Entitlement Programs

WASHINGTON — President Trump suggested on Wednesday that he would be willing to consider cuts to social safety-net programs like Medicare to reduce the federal deficit if he wins a second term, an apparent shift from his 2016 campaign promise to protect funding for such entitlements. The president made the comments on the sidelines of […]

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How to Fix a $6.1 Billion Budget Hole? Attack Health Care Spending

ALBANY — Facing the worst budgetary crisis since the early days of his decade-long tenure, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday unveiled plans to seek billions of dollars in savings from what he described as the primary culprit: runaway Medicaid spending. The state’s enormous Medicaid bill is a result of both its size — with […]

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