Source: CNN

The Trump administration is looking to slash funding for food stamps and safety net programs in the coming years.

The release of a new budget plan includes slashing funding for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, by about $182 billion over 10 years. The plan would decrease the number of people who have access to food stamps by 3.7 million, reports CNN.

In addition, the administration’s plan would require those seeking Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Tax Credit and credit for other dependents provide evidence of a social security number, which would ultimately target immigrants.

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Trump Administration Seeks to Slash Funding for Food Stamp Programs and Safety Nets for Low Income Families

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