Walker, 47, Urges Retirement ‘Reforms’ for People His Age

(Updates 1st paragraph, 2nd bullet to add his comments)

In response to question about whether he supports lowering Social Security age, Wis. Gov. Scott Walker said at yesterday’s Republican presidential forum that “for my age, for my generation and those younger, yeah, we’re going to have to make some reforms going forward.”

  • NOTE: Walker is 47
  • Walker said he wouldn’t “touch” retirement age for those at or near it
  • Said Medicaid needs to be delegated to states
  • Said he’d “love to go against” Hillary Clinton or Joe Biden
  • NOTE: 14 Republican presidential candidates participated in candidate forum sponsored by New Hampshire Union Leader, Charleston Post and Courier, and Cedar Rapids Gazette, among other media outlets
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