At a meeting with Senator Tom Harkin (Tom Harkin — Democrat, Iowa), one woman broke down in tears during the debate over President Barack Obama's plan to introduce additional reduction of social security.
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"I regret to say that the president of my party protects it, and he is wrong," —
Many visitors also spoke out against the plan, but one woman — Cheryl Teniket (Sheryl Tenicat), begging him not to cut social security, showed excessive emotionality:
"I get 624 dollars a month, this is what I live for," — explained Teniket. — "99 [dollars] from this go to part A and B of Medicare. As soon as I get my check every two weeks, he flies away. I have nothing. I live only what I eat. I did not want to cut my cost of living, because I was paying to the government, since the age of 16. In their retirement years, I have a job to be able to exist. I have a house, but I do not know how long it will last, as I have to pay taxes on the property. "
Teniket added that her car broke down, and now to get to the retirement center and get a free meal, he has to ride the bus. "I can not figure out how to eat less," — she said.