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Rand Paul on SSDI and Healthcare for People with Disabilities

Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 24 – Presidential hopeful Rand Paul’s plan for saving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is to ensure only people who are “truly disabled” receive the benefit.

“If you are truly disabled and you are on some kind of government assistance program, there’s more money for you if we get rid of the people who are truly not disabled on the program,” the senator from Kentucky said in Boone, Iowa, earlier this month. “There are many people who appear to me to not really be disabled who are receiving benefits. And I think they are taking away precious resources from those who are truly disabled.”

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