Marco Rubio Pitches Incredibly Insulting Social Spending Program

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is trying his best to provide cover for the right-wing’s horrible record in dismantling family and social services by pitching a “pro-family” social spending program. Too bad Rubio’s plan includes a child tax credit program that gives no benefits to parents earning less than $30,000, a parental leave program that forces parents to ‘borrow’ from their Social Security benefits at retirement, docking checks until you die, or docking checks for only five years of retirement. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks.

Read more HERE: https://www.peoplespolicyproject.org/…

“Late last month, Marco Rubio released what he described as a “pro-family framework following the Dobbs decision.” The actual content of the framework is recycled policies Rubio put out many years ago, but they perhaps deserve a second look, especially in light of Rubio’s new framing of them as pro-life benefits.

The Rubio framework has two main welfare benefits in it, the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and a parental leave program, which I will discuss in order below.”

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