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Blocking Attempts to Defund Social Security

Rep. Larson's Statements:

Larson: Social Security is the Economic Stimulus We Need March 3, 2020

Neal and Larson Slam Prospect of President Trump Unilaterally Halting the Collection of Payroll Taxes August 4, 2020

Larson Assails Trump’s Wrong-Headed Notion of a Payroll Tax Holiday August 7, 2020

Larson Opposes Trump’s Move to Defund Social Security August 10, 2020

Larson Applauds Chamber of Commerce and National Business Leaders for Opposing Payroll Tax Deferral August 20, 2020

Larson: If Trump Has His Way, Social Security Would be Eliminated by 2023 August 25, 2020

Larson Moves to Block Trump’s Plan to Defund Social Security Sept. 2, 2020

House Democrat offers measures to block Trump's payroll tax deferral Sept. 4, 2020

Larson: President Trump is Using Service Members As Wedge in Fight Against Social Security Sept. 8, 2020

Larson Announces AARP Endorsement of Legislation to Save Social Security Sept. 23, 2020

Larson Chairs “Save Our Social Security Now” Hearing Sept. 24, 2020

Rep. Larson's Op-Ed:

We must fight back against administration's dangerous assault on Social Security, The Hill, August 14, 2020

Congressional Letters:

Larson and 145 Democrats ask President Trump to reverse executive action and stop efforts to eliminate the payroll tax, Aug. 21, 2020

Larson and 18 Democrats' letter to Mnuchin, Perdue, and Rigas requesting clarity on payroll tax deferral, Sept. 2, 2020

Abigail Spanberger letter to President Trump opposing his executive order to defer the payroll tax, Sept. 11, 2020

Letter from Chief Actuary of Social Security August 24, 2020

Payroll Tax Elimination Timeline

Quotes Regarding the Payroll Tax Deferral 

Quotes from Advocacy Groups Opposing the Payroll Tax Deferral 

Economists, Newspapers, and Senators Opposing the Payroll Tax Deferral 

Letters of Opposition to the Payroll Tax Deferral/Endorsements of Legislation to Block Deferral

Full List of Endorsing Groups


Leadership Council of Aging Organizations

Chamber of Commerce and 30+ Trade Organizations


Paralyzed Veterans of America

Polling in Support of Social Security

Quotes of President Trump Promising to terminate payroll tax or cut benefits