February 10, 2021

Fact Sheet/Position Paper: Oppose the TRUST Act

During a budget resolution debate, the Senate voted to support an amendment that could pave the way for Social Security and Medicare “Rescue Committees.” These committees would have the authority to recommend changes to the Social Security, Medicare and Highway Trust Funds. There would be no limits to what they can propose, including benefit cuts for current and future retirees.

Senator Mitt Romney (UT) offered the amendment, which is based on a bill he introduced with Representative Mike Gallagher (WI) during the last Congress: the Time to Rescue the United States Trusts (TRUST) Act, S. 2733 and H.R. 4907.

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