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Schiff, AOC Lambasted for Misrepresenting Trump Admin's New Food Stamp Rules

Added 12-07-19 07:38:02pm EST - “Scoring political points with deliberate lies appears to be the go-to strategy of Democrats” -


Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From “Schiff, AOC Lambasted for Misrepresenting Trump Admin's New Food Stamp Rules”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Under Obama, being on food stamps was portrayed as “cool” and even something to aspire to.  After all, one could get lobster and a host of other luxury food items via the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  The Obama administration urged everyone who could remotely qualify to enroll. In fact, Obama vastly expanded food stamps eligibility and the number of food stamp recipients.

What American taxpayer living on a budget wasn’t thrilled to subsidize the indulgent appetites of the nation’s pajama boys and government-dependent Julias?  A vast number, as it turned out, including Trump voters.

President Trump campaigned, in large part, on reining in the economy-crushing policies of his predecessor, and he won, again in large part, on that platform.  Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced new rules that would begin to undo the damage Obama did to SNAP, and, of course, the left lost their minds.

In a move that will knock hundreds of thousands of people off the federal food stamp rolls, the Trump administration on Wednesday formally tightened work requirements for the program that helps feed more than 36 million Americans.

Eligibility for food stamps, known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, is based on a formula that takes into consideration family size, citizenship status, household income and certain expenses. It can apply to individuals as well as families.


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