Area 45: Is Entitlement Reform Possible? Featuring John Cogan

interview with John F. Cogan, Bill Whalen
via Area 45
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

It’s a tradition dating back to the Founding Fathers: the American government financing safeguards, be it retirement (Social Security), health benefits (Medicare), or rewards for military service in the form of federal entitlements. In an age of debt and deficits, when will lawmakers address entitlement reform? John Cogan, Hoover’s Leonard and Shirley Ely Senior Fellow and author of a new book on the long history of federal entitlements, assesses where the Trump administration goes from here.

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