$3.9 trillion. And we're going to do it in just 10 minutes.
So the more money a program got from the federal government, the more time it's going to get from us.
Social Security, defense, mowing the lawn at the White House, everything.
at 10 minutes will be worth $6.4 billion.
Medicare and Medicaid. They've got just over a trillion dollars. That is 29 percent of the federal budget, so they will get 29 percent of our 10 minutes.
he federal government pays for the health care of 120 million Americans. People over the age of 65, families with low income, people with long-term disabilities - they're all covered by Medicare and Medicaid, Medicaid and Medicare, although I always mix them up.
I have a better one - silver hair, Medicare; underpaid, Medicaid. If we live long enough, we all get Medicare. But even if you don't consider yourself poor, you might also find yourself on Medicaid.
So a lot of middle-, upper-class Americans eventually do end up on Medicaid when they need that kind of coverage, and they've kind of whittled away their savings.
uture of these programs we're talking about, the future of Medicaid.
Medicaid costs are shared between the federal government and the states; states run the programs.
we are going to give you more federal money, a larger share of our budget, if you just cover more people.
if the Republican plan passes, 15 million fewer people covered by Medicaid.
Transportation - 2 percent of the budge
Social Security. It accounts for 24 percent of federal spending.
almost every American over the age of 66, including billionaires. You know, if Warren Buffett wants Social Security, he can get it. I
Democrats did want to create a version of the program where the money just went to poor people.
no, a program like that just won't survive politically.
What we need is something that almost all working people are eligible for.
I paid into Social Security; I deserve Social Security when I retire.
My money is paying for retired people right now.