Has the U.S. Congress really borrowed trillions from Social Security to use for government spending?

The questioner on Quora wants to know “Has the U.S. Congress really borrowed trillions from Social Security to use for government spending?”

The Seniors Center President Dan Perrin, who is Quora’s top-ranked Social Security writer, answers

“In Washington, the Democrats often accuse the Republicans of “raiding” the Social Security Trust Fund. And the Republicans accuse the Democrats of “raiding” the Social Security Trust Fund. Both are right. Neither party has been able to resist the urge to spend the money that doesn’t belong to them.”

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