Tag: Medicare Taxes

During Questioning from Daines, HHS Secretary Refuses to Disavow Biden Medicare Tax Hypocrisy

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Steve Daines at a Senate Finance Committee hearing today questioned Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra about President Biden’s FY24 budget. Secretary Becerra refused to disavow President Biden’s hypocrisy for dodging $500,000 in Medicare taxes. Daines also questioned the secretary on violence against crisis pregnancy centers and churches as well as potential cuts to Medicare Advantage. On the President’s Hypocritical Medicare Tax Increases: Senator Daines: “Mr. Secretary, the President’s proposed budget raises Medicare taxes because the President claims to care about the solvency of the Medicare program and that the wealthy should pay their fair share. However,