Republicans on Capitol Hill are planning to stick it to President Obama for not following a law that requires the president to produce a proposal that addresses Medicare’s financial instability.

Senator John Cornyn of Texas will be sending a letter to President Obama Wednesday afternoon, signed by at least a majority of Senate Republicans, that will call on the president to immediately submit a proposal to Congress that addresses Medicare funding.

The letter will note that by not presenting a proposal, the Obama administration will be in violation of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernizations Act of 2003.

Cornyn’s letter stresses the legal requirement on the president, but also points out that the largest claim on the federal budget over the next 75 years is Medicare, which is predicted to cost a total of $35 trillion.

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