Open to cutting benefits?
LIKELY. Co-sponsor of the DeMint-Crapo Amendment, which would have “made no changes to the benefits of those Americans born before January 1, 1950.” Like Dave Camp, implied benefit cuts to those born afterwards.
Expressed support for privatization?
YES. DeMint-Crapo Amendment would have “provided a voluntary option for younger Americans to obtain legally binding ownership of a portion of their [Social Security] benefits… I believe that individuals have the right to make decisions about their own money.”
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