Clinton Won't Budge On Social Security; Russert Confronts HRC With Her Husband's Words
Russert asks: Is Clinton being inconsistent on Social Security?
"No -- In the context of that, all of these would be considered. Personally, I do not want to balance Social Security on the backs of seniors and Middle Class families. I am not going to be advocating any specific fix until I'm approaching fiscal responsibilities."
"I think to act like Social Security is in crisis is a Republican talking point."
Again, Russert confronts her with the words of her husband: he called Soc. Sec a "looming crisis" in '98... although the fiscal condition was much different.