Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Vice President Joe Biden clashed on Social Security after President Donald Trump told a Fox News town hall he would be cutting the popular program.
The showdown over Social Security came after the campaign largely became a two-person race following Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) suspended her campaign.
Following Trump's comments, Biden blasted the president.
Here's the deal, folks: social security is on the ballot this year, and the choice couldn't be clearer: I'll prot… https://t.co/S5N6LDC7Yk— Joe Biden (@Joe Biden) 1583455001.0
Sanders responded on Twitter, bringing up Biden's record on Social Security.
Here's the deal: Joe Biden has repeatedly advocated for cuts to Social Security. I've fought my whole career to pro… https://t.co/Q6yeioR5U7— Bernie Sanders (@Bernie Sanders) 1583455635.0
Biden urged Sanders to attack Trump's proposals, not his own record.
Get real, Bernie. The only person who's going to cut Social Security if he's elected is Donald Trump. Maybe you sho… https://t.co/TN0wl7H8cb— Joe Biden (@Joe Biden) 1583456859.0
Sanders, however, argued his record on Social Security made him the most electable candidate.
Get real, Joe. One of us has a history of not only fighting cuts to Social Security but working to expand benefits.… https://t.co/DxFKPcjbLC— Bernie Sanders (@Bernie Sanders) 1583457340.0