President Obama addresses Social Security benefits, national deficit

by Staff | April 14th, 2011

April 14, 2011

Many are concerned about the future of Social Security benefits as President Barack Obama addresses the national deficit.

According to, the president said Social Security benefits is not the cause of the deficit, but it represents a large portion of the federal budget, saying it “faces real long-term challenges in a country that is growing older.”

President Obama did not endorse raising the payroll tax or making any other specific changes to Social Security; however, he drew some lines in the sand to protect the program.

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