Sanders: Trump should tweet support for Medicare, Social Security

Sanders: Trump should tweet support for Medicare, Social Security
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSome Sanders top allies have urged him to withdraw from 2020 race: report We're at war and need wartime institutions to keep our economy producing what's necessary Larry David: Bernie Sanders should drop out of 2020 race MORE (I-Vt.) said Sunday that he would like President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPelosi eyes end of April to bring a fourth coronavirus relief bill to the floor NBA to contribute 1 million surgical masks to NY essential workers Private equity firm with ties to Kushner asks Trump administration to relax rules on loan program: report MORE to send out a tweet saying he will keep his campaign promises not to cut Social Security and Medicare. 

“I want Trump to send out a tweet saying he is going to keep his campaign promises,” Sanders told ABC’s “This Week," in a reference to the programs.

Trump said during the campaign that he would not meddle with Social Security and Medicaid.


Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus last Sunday said he doesn't think Trump wants to "meddle" with Medicare or Social Security.  

"He made a promise in the campaign that that was something that he didn't want to do," Priebus said on CBS's "Face The Nation."

The president-elect does plan to grow the economy and help "shore up Medicare and Social Security for future generations," Priebus added.

Sanders has recently called on Trump to veto any cuts to the programs.