I got this news release in my email from the Michigan Democratic about how the Republicans in the U.S. Congress pushed through a budget bill that would cut $500 billion from Medicare and transform it into a voucher program.
Upton Votes to Cut $500 Billion from Medicare, Convert to Voucher Program
House Republican Budget Also Includes Huge Giveaway to Big Oil
LANSING –– Today, Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) voted for the House Republican budget that cuts almost $500 billion from Medicare over a decade and turns it into a voucher program, which means older people will have to pay far more out of their own pockets for health care.
How does this affect senior citizens with that insurance coverage? Why aren't Republicans talking about it? What about the voucher program?
It seems like Republicans are trying to slide one by people who need the healthcare the most.
Anybody got links to show the thinking.