The money to cover the cost of President Trump's vacations to his private resort in Florida has to come from somewhere, and according to those monitoring his travel the $25 million that Trump has spent going to Florida would pay for 9 thousand meals on wheels.
An administration that cared about taxpayer dollars would not maliciously cut from the smallest areas of discretionary spending and call it compassionate.
Trump Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters today that eliminating food for senior citizens via the Meals On Wheels program was the compassionate thing to do because if a program can't demonstrate results, it should get cut.
While the wealthiest 1% of Americans' fortunes increase dramatically, millions of Americans are going hungry and Republicans plan to make the hunger crisis much worse.
A new report reveals that the recent food stamp cuts mean that 47.7 million children, senior citizens, working Americans, and nearly a million veterans will have to get by on one less meal a day
Republicans certainly find revenue to fund billions of dollars for oil subsidies and agricultural corporations but they claim they do not have the money to stop cuts to Meals on Wheels
One might be inclined to believe politicians would be repulsed that the richest nation in the history of the world is home to an impoverished underclass, but for Republicans it is a badge of honor