ICYMI: Senator Tom Cotton Attacks Social Security

Tom Cotton SSI



October 9, 2015

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Democratic Party of Arkansas Releases Statement on Tom Cotton’s Attack on Social Security

(LITTLE ROCK) – Today Vincent Insalaco, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Arkansas, issued the following statement:

“Senator Tom Cotton attacked nearly a quarter of a million Arkansans today when he called Social Security Disability Insurance a “social plague” comparing its effects to that of meth and heroine. Cotton proposed taking decisions about treatment and recovery time out of the hands of patients and their doctors and giving that power to government bureaucrats. Senator Cotton’s proposal would undermine the safety net for the least fortunate among us.’

“Instead of blaming Arkansans who rely on Social Security and its disability insurance, the Democratic Party is focused on protecting these important safety nets for families and seniors.’

“Senators Tom Cotton and John Boozman are doubling-down on their attacks on Social Security. I doubt Senator Cotton would give the same speech to a group of disabled Arkansans.”

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