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When The White House Was Open To Reforming Entitlements

The Obama campaign is gearing up to attack Paul Ryan for his budget which reforms the Medicare program for those under the age of 55. But the White House wasn’t always on the offense against Medicare changes, with senior Obama advisor David Plouffe saying in July of last year the President would be open to raising the retirement age.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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