“Food Stamps Are Holding Up The Republican Agenda”


HUFFINGTON POST

The GOP is having a nasty family feud over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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“Trump To Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich By Slashing Food Stamps And Social Security Disability”


POLITICUS USA

President Trump’s budget is proposing a $1.7 trillion cut in food stamps, children’s health insurance, Social Security Disability Insurance and other social safety net programs to balance the budget and pay for his tax cuts to the wealthy.

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“Congress passes $8.7 billion food stamp cut”


MSNBC

By Ned Resnikoff

Brooklyn residents receive free food as part of a Bowery Mission outreach program on December 5, 2013.JOHN MOORE/GETTY

Brooklyn residents receive free food as part of a Bowery Mission outreach program on December 5, 2013.JOHN MOORE/GETTY

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It’s official: 850,000 households across the country are set to lose an average of $90 per month in food stamp benefits.

The Senate on Tuesday voted 68-32 to send the 2014 Farm Bill – which includes an $8.7 billion cut to food stamps – to President Obama’s desk. Nine Democrats opposed the bill, and 46 members of the Democratic caucus voted for it, joining 22 Republicans.

The House passed the law by a similarly commanding margin last Wednesday. After the House vote, White House press secretary Jay Carney made clear that the president would sign off on the legislation.

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