LePage Seeking to Mitigate Comments Calling Social Security “˜Welfare’

Karyn Bruggeman
July 3, 2014, 7:05 a.m.

Gov. Paul LePage (R) “launched a phone cam­paign this week seek­ing to con­trol dam­age caused by his re­cent state­ment that cat­egor­ized So­cial Se­cur­ity as wel­fare ““ a state­ment that could be a li­ab­il­ity for him among seni­or cit­izens, an im­port­ant vot­ing bloc in Maine.” (Port­land Press Her­ald)