Would Social Security recipients not get paid in a post fiscal cliff world? Not likely, thought prospect of it is still in the cards, even if the Government does not want to go there.
The Government would almost certainly pay interest in it’s debt, otherwise the credit rating would nosedive in a hurry and future borrowing would skyrocket. The Government knows that Seniors would be in a massive panic if their checks were interrupted. It would be a public relations disaster. Many seniors have no other sources of income and are not able to seek other employment.
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