As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged recession, more and more of the small town and rural voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin who sent President Donald Trump to the White House in 2016 are turning away from the president and towards Vice President Joe Biden. These voters are likely attracted to Vice President Biden’s long record of public service, including his instrumental efforts in helping steer the U.S. out of the Great Recession in 2009.
With less than five months until the general election, more and more of the rural and small-town Pennsylvanians who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 are turning away from the President and towards former Vice President Joe Biden. Recent polling shows the VP with a commanding, 10-point lead in Pennsylvania. Voters in Pennsylvania are done with President Trump’s chaotic, weak, and divisive leadership, and they are responding positively to Joe Biden’s life experience and dignified record in public service.
President Trump was warned by his own intelligence officials in January that COVID-19 was an imminent threat faced should the virus catalyze within U.S. borders, and instead of taking immediate action to prevent further spread of the disease, the president continued to publicly deny it’s very existence.
In a town hall on Fox News in Scranton, Pennsylvania last night, President Donald Trump admitted - for the second time in recent months - that he will seek to cut Medicare and Social Security if reelected to a second term.
As President Trump travels to Pennsylvania on Thursday for a Fox News town hall, the Supreme Court has signaled it will hear the case for a Trump-backed lawsuit that could potentially strip millions from their health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, including over 850,000 Pennsylvanians.
On Wednesday, President Trump admitted that, if elected to a second term, he will seek to cut the budgets for vital entitlement programs like Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid -- which millions of Americans rely upon every day.
When asked in an interview with CNBC if he would consider budget cuts to programs like Medicare, President Trump sharply answered yes. “At some point they will be,” Trump said. “At the right time, we will take a look at that.”
Despite Campaign Promises, President Trump Aims to Gut Funding From Medicare, Social Security, and Medicaid for Pennsylvania Families
During his campaign for president in 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump repeatedly stated that, if elected, he would not make cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security, essential healthcare and retirement programs utilized by tens of millions of low-income and senior Americans every year.
“I’m not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I’m not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid,” Trump said in 2015.
But for all his promises, that’s exactly what President Donald Trump is trying to do.