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Union-backed ad repeats inaccurate claim that Joe Heck wants to privatize Social Security
A new AFSCME ad claims that Heck "supports privatizing (Social Security), turning our savings over to Wall Street, and risking it on the stock market."
Heck has stated an openness to supporting optional, private retirement accounts for people under a certain age as an alternative to the existing Social Security program, but AFSCME is bending the truth.
Despite what the ad implies, Heck has never suggested a mandatory privatization of the entitlement system that would forcibly "turn our savings over to Wall Street."
Because this ad is partially accurate but takes things way out of context, we rate it Mostly False.READ MORE