Trump: I’m Cutting Social Security, Medicare At ‘End of This Year’

Donald Trump told CNBC he plans to push for cuts to programs like Social Security and Medicare at the end of the year.

Interview transcript:

JOE KERNEN: Entitlements ever be on your plate?

PRESIDENT TRUMP: At some point they will be. We have tremendous growth. We’re going to have tremendous growth. This next year I– it’ll be toward the end of the year. The growth is going to be incredible. And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that’s actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it’s such a–

JOE KERNEN: If you’re willing–

PRESIDENT TRUMP: –big percentage.

Video of Trump admitting he plans to cut Social Security, Medicare: