Obama Rules Out Raising Medicare Eligibility Age
|Times-Herald, Vallejo, Calif.|
"The president's made clear that we don't believe that that's the right policy to take,"
Obama has urged
He has said he is willing to include some reforms on
Those reforms would include slowing the rate of annual payment increases for
But any change needs to be part of a larger plan that splits deficit reduction between spending cuts and revenue increases,
"How do you explain to a senior that we're doing this, asking you to sacrifice, but we're not saying that corporate jet owners should lose their special tax incentive?" Carney said.
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