“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 CornynHouse approves funding bill, but fate in Senate unclear Senate Dems hold out on spending deal, risking shutdown Miner fight stalls as shutdown looms MORE (Texas), Rob PortmanRob PortmanJohn Glenn hospitalized Koch network launching PR firm Brown-Mandel Ohio Senate race will be brutal referendum on Trumpism MORE (Ohio) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsTrump's Cabinet: What jobs are left to fill Trump narrows secretary of State field to four finalists 2016’s battle for the Senate: A shifting map MORE (Ind.) joined in on McConnell’s criticisms Wednesday, just an hour before the president released his budget.