Most Americans say Social Security should be left alone, but Republicans have wanted to privatize it for years. The fight has most recently been led by House Speaker Paul Ryan. Now, GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump, who originally indicated that he “would not touch social security” has changed course, saying he’s open to it. However, this isn’t the first time Trump has waffled on the social safety net. For more on this, Nancy Altman, co-founder of Social Security Works, joins “News With Ed.”

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.