Donald Trump Railed About a ‘Food Stamp Crime Wave' in 2011. Now He Wants to Cut SNAP
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Back in 2011, Donald Trump railed about a “food stamp crime wave” in his book “Time to Get Tough,” arguing that benefits should be only temporary and that the Obama Administration had loosened the rules too much.
“The food stamp program was originally created as temporary assistance for families with momentary times of need. And it shouldn't be needed often,” he wrote. “But when half of food stamp recipients have been on the dole for nearly a decade, something is clearly wrong, and some of it has to do with fraud.”
As president seven years later, his proposed budget would slash the food...
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