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Matt Rosendale on Social Security

 

 


Modifications may be necessary moving forward

Q: How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

A: First and foremost, those approaching retirement age or are already receiving benefits should have no change in their benefit plan. We must recognize that people are living longer and less people are entering the job market which means modifications may be necessary in order to sustain the Social Security system moving forward.

Source: iVoterGuide on 2020 House MT-0 race , Oct 9, 2020

Protect Social Security & Medicare for Montana seniors

Matt will always fight to preserve and protect Medicare and Social Security benefits for Montana seniors. These benefits were earned and promised to our seniors--and Matt won't let Washington politicians from either party cut or take away any of these benefits. Matt will always honor our commitment to Montana seniors. Both of Matt's parents received these benefits and he knows countless Montanans who depend on this safety net to make ends meet.
Source: 2020 Montana Senate campaign website MattForMontana.com , May 17, 2020

Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in

Q: Social Security: Consider partial or full privatization options?

Matt Rosendale (R): Yes. Let younger Americans invest privately instead of paying in.

Jon Tester (D): No. Opposes any plan to privatize.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Montana Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Limit entitlements, according to PVS survey.

Rosendale opposes the PVS survey question on entitlement spending

Project Vote Smart inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Budget: Do you support expanding federal funding to support entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare?' PVS self-description: "The Political Courage Test provides voters with positions on key issues. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: PVS Survey 20PVS-6 on Sep 9, 2020

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