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John Kasich on Social Security cuts: 'Get over it'
|Last Edited||RP Oct 10, 2015 10:06am|
|Author||Tal Kopan and Cassie Spodak|
|Media||TV News - CNN|
|News Date||Saturday, October 10, 2015 01:35:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday that a New Hampshire audience member would "get over" cuts to Social Security payments as a result of his reform plan -- and the left is already pouncing on the comment. |
He asked audience members to raise their hands if they were far from receiving Social Security, asked them if they knew yet what their initial benefit would be and then asked them if they would be bothered if it were a little lower for the good of the country.
One person said it would be a problem.
"Well, you'd get over it, and you're going to have to get over it," Kasich joked.
He initially said young people would see "a lot" lower benefit, before correcting himself to say perhaps not "a lot," but some amount.
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