Trump Takes Food Away From 755,000 Americans Before Christmas

The Trump administration has finalized a rule change to the SNAP program that will take away food from 755,000 Americans just in time for Christmas.

The rule change is not going to be phased in slowly. 688,000 people are going to lose their SNAP assistance in the first month.

Alex Wagner tweeted:

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said in a statement provided to PoliticusUSA:

Today’s announcement showcases the Trump Administration’s complete and devastating disregard for the health and well-being of millions of Americans. Their cynical effort to perpetuate false perceptions of low-income Americans is out-of-touch and callous, and stands in direct opposition to the bipartisan, bicameral will of the Congress, which has repeatedly rejected similar attacks on working Americans and instead passed a strong Farm Bill that bolsters rural communities and critical nutrition initiatives.

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Absent Democratic support, the last three Farm Bills would have never passed Congress: a testament to our unwavering commitment to both farm communities and food-insecure Americans. House Democrats unequivocally oppose this hurtful and dangerous rule and will continue to safeguard SNAP to ensure all Americans can put food on the table. We will honor our values of dignity and opportunity for all as we deliver on our promises For The People.

Overall, the three rules changes that the Trump administration will be enacting will cut food to 3.7 million Americans.

Millions of Americans will be going hungry because Trump’s tax cuts for the rich did not pay for themselves.

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