Listen: Nearly 700,000 Americans could lose food stamps under Trump plan
"The trump administration today spelled out details of how it will tighten the rules of the snap program subsidized food for low income. People Food Stamps speaking on CNBC this morning. The Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said the first of several real planned phases of new rules is aimed at adults with no children or disabled dependents. What we WANNA do is increase employment? We need these people in the workforce site people who've been on the welfare Ben on food stamps. We're trying to get them in. Sometimes it is difficult when you bet out of a job for longtime. We're trying to help. These people get get back into a personal dignity of work and becoming part of the productive economy of the United States. Estimated seven hundred fifty thousand people could lose eligibility ability to the food stamps system by the middle of this coming year. I spoke just now with Marcia. Fudge Democrat from Ohio share of the House Subcommittee on agriculture. She says despite despite requests the administration did not gather the data to get the profiles of people who lose benefits fair saying today that they want to restrict access to snap for able bodied Americans. They don't even know who they are talking about. They have no data to determine whether these people are veterans sleeping on the streets. They're homeless people people with PTSD or having most perhaps they have no idea whether these people even have the capacity to work but more importantly is there even any jobs for the last fiscal year. The snap program cost sixty eight billion dollars a private sector tally of US payrolls today shows hiring slowing sharply last month according to ADP sixty seven thousand more jobs created in November much lower than back"