The Trump administration has waged war on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, commonly called food stamps.
This rule change doesn’t promote work — it promotes misery. And it’s only the beginning.
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty.
The Trump administration recently proposed cuts to SNAP. Now they want to roll back national nutrition standards for school lunches.
The SNAP program reduces poverty better than anything else, with very little fraud.
Trump administration toughens work requirements for people struggling the most—and 48% are white men.
Poverty and deep poverty persist in this wealthy nation.
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Congress shouldn’t be gutting our effective Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program when there are still children in our country that are desperately in need of food.