President Barack Obama spoke at the White House Conference on Aging, saying that Obamacare has extended the Medicare trust fund by 13 years. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: President Barack Obama spoke at the annual White House Conference on Aging on Monday (July 13) saying that Medicare and Social Security "are not in crisis." The conference, held each decade, focuses on issues faced by older Americans such as retirement, Social Security, and Medicare. "Both programs are facing challenges because of the demographic trends I just talked about, and for Medicare that means that we've got to keep slowing the growth of healthcare costs and keep building on the progress we've already made in the last few years," he said.