Alan Simpson is a former U.S. Senator (R-Wyoming) who served from January 1979 to 1997, where he was the Assistant Republican Leader, 1984-1994; Chairman of the Subcommittee of Immigration and Refugee Policy of the Senate Judiciary Committee, 1980-1984; Nuclear Regulation Subcommittee of Environmental and Public Works, 1980-1984; Chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security and member of the Committee on Aging; Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, 1980-1984. From 1994-1996, he was a member of the Finance Committee; 1965-1977, Wyoming State Legislature, 1965-1978, Assistant Majority Leader, Majority Leader, and Speaker Pro Tem.
In the recent article, Senator Simpson discussed his worries about the nation’s mounting debt and the refusal of politicians on both sides to put Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and defense spending on the table. Simpson also expressed his views on AARP, immigration, and the current condition of U.S. politics.
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