Mikulski Responds To Pres. Bush On Social Security; Vows To "Fight" - Southern Maryland Headline News

Mikulski Responds To Pres. Bush On Social Security; Vows To "Fight"

Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD), released the following statement in response to President Bush's appearance this morning at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, MD:

"The President came to Maryland today in a last ditch effort to save his misguided plan to privatize Social Security. I have heard from Marylanders - and I know that they see the President's visit for what it is - scare tactics and political rhetoric.

"I am listening to Marylanders and Democrats are listening to Americans. Americans are clear: they do not want the guaranteed benefit of Social Security turned into a guaranteed gamble. The President is not listening and that's why he won't take private accounts off the table. Democrats stand united to work for a solvent and strong future for Social Security.

"I am committed to working for a guaranteed, lifetime, inflation-proof benefit. The President's proposed "fix" will make things worse for those young people he spoke to this morning. I believe that American's security should never have to depend on the bear of the market or the bull of political promises. I am going to fight to keep the security in Social Security."

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