Ryan on Social Security

Brendan James


• Proposed reforms that would put an end to the "raid" of the Social Security Trust Fund, give millions of low-income Americans a chance to prosper in the investor class.

• Proposes younger workers voluntary option to "invest over 1/3 of their payroll taxes into personal retirement accounts."

• Says that not adjusting Social Security now will result in a "new normal" and "painful adjustments" in the future.

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