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400,000 households could lose food stamps under Trump plan expected soon

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400,000 households could lose food stamps under Trump plan expected soon
WASHINGTON - With the Trump administration considering a multipronged attack on federal poverty programs, Democrats staged a preemptive action. They defended a provision that allows states to provide food-stamp benefits to recipients who are above federal guidelines. And they blasted attempts by Republicans to disparage current program guidelines. At a hearing last week, Republicans pointed to a retired Minnesota man in the audience who received food stamps despite being a millionaire. "So why do we take the money if we know it's wrong," Rob Undersander wrote in a 2016 St. Cloud Times opinion piece. "To make a point and raise...
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