Actually he should cut entitlements for the rich.
Removing or taxing Social Security payments for the rich should be a no brainer. At some point in the future, the Democrats will surely do it. Why shouldn’t the Republicans do it now and take credit for it now? Doing so would transform the political dialogue, cement the idea of GOP caring more for the poor and middle class than the rich, stop the ridiculous spectacle of our borrowing abroad to give the rich money they don’t need, and very importantly keep both tax reform and Obamacare replacement revenue neutral which they must be to pass under reconciliation. Furthermore, history suggests that if this is to be done, it must be done now. By year two, the forces of inertia and reaction, along with the approaching election, will make radical changes more and more difficult.