Obama: Slash $716 billion from Medicare? I never!
Pres Obama denies charge he robbed Medicare of $716-billion. "That is simply not true." He says he went after waste, fraud & overcharging.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 21, 2012
In a satellite campaign speech to AARP today, President Obama denied cutting $716+ billion from Medicare. Funny when you consider that it was only last month when his ace deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter couldn’t wait to sell the cuts as an achievement:
Can we really afford a president with such a lousy short-term memory?