What they said in the Republican Party Platform are these things, among others.
"Current retirees and those close to retirement can be assured of their benefits."
Preserving Medicare and Medicaid
"More than 100 million Americans depend on Medicare or Medicaid for their healthcare; with our population aging, that number will increase. To preserve Medicare and Medicaid, the financing of these important programs must be brought under control before they consume most of the federal budget, including national defense."
Republican Party PlatformThe actions that we are witnessing led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and others is the opposite.
What triggers this article today is the announcement of the President's budget intentions. Trump is chopping many departments and programs to shift the "savings" to the Department of Defense that has already said that it doesn't need more money.
"Trump unveils first budget blueprint
BY JORDAN FABIAN AND SYLVAN LANE - 03/16/17 12:00 AM EDT
President Trump on Thursday made public his first federal budget blueprint, revealing a plan to dramatically reduce the size of government."
"Audit the Pentagon
No major part of the Department of Defense has ever passed an audit. Republican leaders in Congress have called for a full financial audit of the Pentagon to ensure that every dollar spent is truly benefitting our national security. Every taxpayer must be prepared to pass an audit, and we urge Congress to demand the same level of accountability from the Pentagon and the Department of Defense."
Republican Party PlatformTrump ignored that completely.
"The sweeping cuts would axe programs that help the poor, fund research on climate change and science and provide aid to foreign countries.
Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities would be terminated, along with money for more than a dozen other agencies."
Donald Trump does not have unanimous support in his own party. He can't get Obamacare replaced. He can't write immigration legislation that is legal either. He is a renegade President who is operating without legitimacy.
Renegade and rogue Presidency