Durbin: Dems Must Discuss Entitlement Reform

Sunday, 15 May 2011 01:14 PM

By Hiram Reisner

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin says Democrats must be prepared to discuss entitlement reform, including Medicare, but was Dick Durbin, Entitlements, Medicare, Medicaidagainst its privatization, according to Politico. Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Durbin also said raising taxes should be on the table.

Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, who also appeared on the program, said the GOP would not accept tax increases.

“I don’t want to privatize Medicare any more than I want to privatize Social Security. There are ways to reform the system responsibly, and I'm in favor of that,” Durbin said.

Durbin also noted “we do have to cut spending, but we also have to take a look at revenue and entitlement programs.”

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Mali's Islamists Withdraw Cease-Fire Pledge

Friday, 04 Jan 2013 13:06 PM

Tens of thousands of Fatah supporters rallied in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza on Friday for the first time since they we . . .

Fmr. CIA Director Hayden: Iran Nuclear Crisis Gets 'Scarier'

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 18:11 PM

 . . .

Join Fmr. CIA Director for Special Iran Briefing, Assess the Danger

Friday, 13 Jul 2012 12:27 PM

 . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved