Brian Clymer, Attorney at Law

Trump's 2019 budget slashes Social Security disability benefits programs while giving away tax cuts to the very rich

President Trump's proposed 2019 federal budget, released earlier this month, wants to cut $72 billion over 10 years from disability programs, including Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income. Coupled with the cuts to our safety net the budget is a tax giveway to the very rich which balloons the federal deficit. 

It's important to remember that Social Security Disability Insurance is an earned-benefit program for workers who have worked and paid into the system but health problems, injury, and/or severe illnesses prevent them from continuing to work.

Here are two excellent articles that break down the devastating impact of the administration's propose budget:

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