Sign up for the MSNBC newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox


GOP has history of crying wolf over social programs

The right-wing has a history of attacking social programs, beginning in 1935 when FDR signed the Social Security Act. In the 1960’s, Ronald Reagan called the Medicare program socialism. Nancy Altman, Co-director of Social Security Works, joins Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the Republican history of claiming social programs will lead to ruin.


Play All