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Trump: ‘Under No Circumstances’ Should Republicans Cut Social Security or Medicare

Former President Trump on Friday urged Republicans in Congress not to cut “a single penny” from Medicare or Social Security, a notable warning as some GOP lawmakers prepare to use the debt ceiling debate as leverage to try to secure spending cuts.

“Under no circumstances should Republicans vote to cut a single penny from Medicare or Social Security to help pay for Joe Biden’s reckless spending spree, which is more reckless than anybody’s ever done or had in the history of our country,” Trump said in a recorded video statement posted to Truth Social.

The former president, who in November launched a 2024 White House campaign, called for cuts to a slew of other areas, including funding for “corrupt foreign countries,” “climate extremism,” “left-wing gender programs from our military” and “waste, fraud and abuse everywhere we can find it.”

He lambasted Biden’s spending agenda, though the national debt increased by roughly $7 trillion during the Trump administration.

Read the full article from The Hill.


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Polls Show Continued Trump Dominance

Multiple polls conducted this past week show President Trump with a commanding lead over the field of potential Republican presidential primary candidates. Poll after poll confirms that President Trump is the leader of the Republican Party.

Harvard/Harris Poll (conducted January 18 – January 19)

Donald Trump: 48 percent

Ron DeSantis: 28 percent

Mike Pence: 7 percent

Nikki Haley: 3 percent

Marco Rubio: 3 percent

The Economist/YouGov (conducted January 14 – January 17)

Donald Trump: 46 percent

Ron DeSantis: 27 percent

Mike Pence: 6 percent

Nikki Haley: 3 percent

Ted Cruz: 2 percent

Glenn Youngkin: 0 percent

Morning Consult (conducted January 14 – January 16)

Donald Trump: 48 percent

Ron DeSantis: 31 percent

Mike Pence: 8 percent

Liz Cheney: 3 percent

Nikki Haley: 2 percent

Ted Cruz: 2 percent

Greg Abbott: 1 percent

Kristi Noem: 1 percent

Mike Pompeo: 1 percent

Tim Scott: 1 percent

Glenn Youngkin: 0 percent


Endorsement of Caleb Heimlich

Republicans in Washington State have the opportunity to reelect a great chairman. Caleb Heimlich has dedicated his life to the Republican Party. He is smart, tough, and one of the youngest chairmen in the Country. Caleb Heimlich has my Complete and Total Endorsement for reelection as Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party. Republicans must come together and focus on WINNING in 2024. Join me today by calling Caleb and telling him you are ready to unite behind him!



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