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Sanders: Possible Cuts for Social Security Disability

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is warning about possible big cuts to the Social Security disability program

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Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is warning about possible big cuts to the Social Security disability program.

Republicans have been warning about a looming shortfall in the program, but Sanders says it's a manufactured crisis.

The Vermont Independent says changes proposed by the Republican majority could result in a 19 percent cut in benefits for disabled workers and their dependents next year.

He says he supports a push by the White House to move money from the Social Security retirement funds into the disability program.

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