Trump wants to include a payroll tax cut to provide relief to the working class, but experts believe that it will affect social security.
The CBPP has observed that a payroll tax cut would blow a hole in the trust funds that support the Social Security benefits for retirees and helps fund the Medicare healthcare program for Americans over the age of 65. Social Security Works states that payroll taxes are dedicated revenue for the Social Security program, and any cuts to payroll taxes would serve to defund Social Security, by starving it of its most dedicated source of income.
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