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Trump Budget Would Swap Food Stamps for ‘100% American’ Food Packages

  • In budget proposal, most recipients would get food directly
  • Move projected to help save $214 billion over the next decade
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Trump Proposes $4.4 Trillion Budget
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In what would be one of the biggest shakeups of the U.S. food-stamp program in its five-decade history, President Donald Trump is proposing to slash cash payments and substitute them with "100 percent American grown food" given to recipients.

The changes, outlined Monday in Trump’s budget proposal, would reshape the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, which supports roughly one in eight Americans, by reducing cash spending by about one-third from current levels.