Trump administration cuts to Social Security disability benefits among the cruelest
Hardly a day goes by without the Trump administration finding a new way to slash the safety net.
But its latest proposal — which would cut Social Security disability benefits by $2.6 billion over 10 years — is one of the cruelest. It would require millions of beneficiaries to re-prove their disability — and navigate a complex web of red tape and paperwork — every two years. Hundreds of thousands of people could lose benefits even though their condition has not changed.
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