“If the president and his allies care about Social Security and Medicare — and I take them at their word that they do — then they need to prove that commitment by proposing ambitious, forward-leaning structural reforms to save them,” McConnell said. “But if they choose to continue using these programs as campaign weapons instead, then the math points to a clear outcome: the entitlement programs so many Americans rely upon will go bankrupt, and today’s Washington Democrats will have to live with that legacy.”
GOP Sens. John CornynJohn CornynFirst US Zika death reported in Puerto Rico Senate confirms Obama's long-stalled ambassador to Mexico Overnight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill MORE (Texas), Rob PortmanRob PortmanJohn Bolton PAC pours more cash into GOP campaigns Dem campaign arm: Poll numbers slipping for vulnerable Republicans GOP senator jokingly calls Sherrod Brown 'Mr. Vice President' MORE (Ohio) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsInd. Senate candidate paid relative 0K for campaign work GOP blasts Obama for slow economic growth GOP Senate candidate failed to report private plane trip from Ind. supporter MORE (Ind.) joined in on McConnell’s criticisms Wednesday, just an hour before the president released his budget.