Republicans won’t cut Social Security or Medicare, everything else on the table in debt talks -House Oversight Committee Chair By Reuters


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Home Oversight Committee Chair Rep. James Comer (R-KY) oversees a listening to on “fraud and waste in federal pandemic spending” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2023. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans won’t minimize Social Safety or Medicare, however all the things else is on the desk in talks over elevating the nation’s debt ceiling, U.S. Home Oversight Committee Chair James Comer stated on Sunday.

“If something, we have to shore these packages up. They’re working out of cash. However on the finish of the day, these packages are going to be off the desk with respect to cuts, however all the things else is on the desk,” Comer stated in an interview on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

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