TRUMP BUDGET WOULD SWAP FOOD STAMPS FOR '100% AMERICAN' FOOD PACKAGES

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS PROPOSING TO SLASH CASH PAYMENTS AND SUBSTITUTE THEM WITH 100 PERCENT AMERICAN GROWN FOOD GIVEN TO RECIPIENTS.

THE PROGRAM WOULD PROVIDE FOOD-STAMP RECIPIENTS WITH THE SAME LEVEL OF FOOD VALUE AS THE CURRENT SYSTEM, PERDUE ADDED.

USDA also touted tightened eligibility rules for recipients, such as stricter work requirements, as well as changing income and benefits calculations "to ensure benefits are targeted to the neediest households."

In what would be one of the biggest shakeups of theĀ 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"...

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