Another Sneak Attack on Social Security

Republicans in Congress are at it again. Whether it's taking away earned benefits without due process or pitting retirees against people with disabilities, they just don’t get it: Social Security is one system that benefits us all.

The latest sneak attack is coming through a plan to use Social Security cuts to fund the highway bill, in legislation that will be voted on next week. No matter how often we remind them, they just won’t listen: by law, Social Security revenue can only be used for Social Security, that cutting Social Security does not reduce by even a penny the federal debt or deficit.

We need to make it clear: Sneak attacks on our earned benefits have no place in Washington.