Trump administration proposes cutting 3 million off food stamp rolls

Posted on AllSides July 23rd, 2019
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WASHINGTON – As many as 3.1 million recipients could lose their food stamp benefits under a proposal unveiled Tuesday. The Trump administration said the rule was designed to eliminate "loopholes," but it was immediately assailed by anti-poverty advocates.

Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would no longer provide benefits to families solely because they are enrolled in food assistance programs run by the states where they live.

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