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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on Social Security

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political stances on social security

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

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Donald Trump’s answer: No Source

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political stances on social security

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Domestic Policy issues

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Hillary Clinton’s answer: No Source

Evan McMullin

Evan McMullin’s political stances on social security

David Evan McMullin was an independent candidate for the for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. McMullin is the former chief policy director for the House Republican Conference in the U.S. House of Representatives and a former CIA operations officer.

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Evan McMullin’s answer: Yes  Source

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ political stances on social security

Bernie Sanders was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Sanders has served as a U.S. Senator from Vermont since 2012. He represented Vermont’s at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007 and served as the mayor of Burlington from 1981 – 1989. Sanders is an alumnus of the University of Chicago.

Domestic Policy issues

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Bernie Sanders’ answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

Rocky De La Fuente

Rocky De La Fuente’s political stances on social security

Rocky De La Fuente was the Reform Party and American Delta Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. De La Fuente is a business owner and real estate developer from San Diego, CA. De La Fuente is an alumnus of the University of Mexico with a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics.

Domestic Policy issues

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Rocky De La Fuente’s answer: Yes. It should be adjusted for changes in life expectancy but only with respect to future generations who have not already begun contributing to Social Security since no reliance interest will have been established. We should also eliminate the income cap on taxable earnings and eliminate non-performing government programs to help insure the solvency of of Social Security as it stands with respect to those who have already established a vested interest in it.  Source

Darrell Castle

Darrell Castle’s political stances on social security

Darrell Castle was the Constitution Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Castle is an activist and attorney from Memphis Tennessee. Castle is an alumnus of East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in political science and history before completing his law degree at University of Memphis.

Domestic Policy issues

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Darrell Castle’s answer: No  Source

Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan’s political stances on social security

Zoltan Istvan Gyurko was the Transhumanist Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Istvan is an author and journalist from Los Angeles, CA. Istvan is an alumnus of Columbia University.

Domestic Policy issues

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Zoltan Istvan’s answer: Yes  Source

Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on social security

Rand Paul was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as U.S. Senator from Kentucky since 2011. Paul is an ophthalmologist and is the son of Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Paul is an alumnus of Baylor University and the Duke University School of Medicine.

Domestic Policy issues

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Rand Paul’s answer: Yes Source

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz’s political stances on social security

Ted Cruz was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as a U.S. Senator from Texas since 2012. Cruz served as the solicitor general from Texas from 2003 to 2008 and was a policy adviser to President George W. Bush. Cruz is an alumnus of Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

Domestic Policy issues

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Ted Cruz’s answer: Yes Source

Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s political stances on social security

Marco Rubio was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Rubio has served as a U.S. Senator from Florida since 2011. Rubio served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2006 – 2008. Rubio is an alumnus of the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law.

Domestic Policy issues

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Marco Rubio’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

John Kasich

John Kasich’s political stances on social security

John Kasich was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and the current governor of Ohio. Kasich served as a member of U.S. House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001 representing Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. Kasich is an alumnus of Ohio State University.

Domestic Policy issues

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John Kasich’s answer: No Source

Ben Carson

Ben Carson’s political stances on social security

Domestic Policy issues

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Ben Carson’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush’s political stances on social security

Jeb Bush was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Bush served as the Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Bush is an alumnus of the University of Texas.

Domestic Policy issues

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Jeb Bush’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

Martin O'Malley

Martin O'Malley’s political stances on social security

Martin O’Malley was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. O’Malley served as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 – 2007. O’Malley is an alumnus of Catholic University and the University of Maryland Law School.

Domestic Policy issues

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Martin O'Malley’s answer: No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors Source

Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s political stances on social security

Domestic Policy issues

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Scott Walker’s answer: Yes Source

Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal’s political stances on social security

Bobby Jindal was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Jindal served as the Governor of Louisiana from 2008 to 2016 and represented Louisiana’s 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2005 to 2008. Jindal is an alumnus of Brown University.

Domestic Policy issues

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Bobby Jindal’s answer: Yes, but I would prefer to privatize it instead Source

Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina’s political stances on social security

Carly Fiorina was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Fiorina was the CEO of Hewlett Packard from 1999 to 2005. Fiorina is an alumnus of Stanford University and M.I.T.

Domestic Policy issues

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Carly Fiorina’s answer: Yes Source

Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham’s political stances on social security

Lindsey Graham was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Graham has served as the U.S. Senator from South Carolina since 2003. Graham represented South Carolina’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 1995. Graham is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina.

Domestic Policy issues

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Lindsey Graham’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum’s political stances on social security

Rick Santorum was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Santorum served as the U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007 and represented Pennsylvania’s 18th district from 1991 to 1995. Santorum is an alumnus of Penn State University and the University of Pittsburg School of Law.

Domestic Policy issues

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Rick Santorum’s answer: Yes Source

Lincoln Chafee

Lincoln Chafee’s political stances on social security

Lincoln Chaffee was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Chafee served as a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island from 1999 – 2007 and the Mayor of Warwick from 1993 – 1999. Chafee is an alumnus of Brown University.

Domestic Policy issues

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Lincoln Chafee’s answer: Yes Source

Chris Christie

Chris Christie’s political stances on social security

Chris Christie was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Christie has served as the governor of New Jersey since 2010 and was the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 2002 – 2008. Christie is an alumnus of the University of Delaware and Seton Hall law school.

Domestic Policy issues

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security? stats discuss

Chris Christie’s answer: Yes, people are now living longer than when the program was created Source

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee’s political stances on social security

Mike Huckabee was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Huckabee served as the Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007. Huckabee is an alumnus of Ouachita Baptist University.

Domestic Policy issues

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Mike Huckabee’s answer: No Source

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