OP-ED: Too many D.C. families count on food stamps to allow the president to cut the program

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By Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

The courts this month struck down the president’s plan to cut food stamps to more than 700,000 Americans.

The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to preserve Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for Americans straining to find work offered D.C. residents much-needed good news — and was a proper rebuke of an administration trying to take food off Americans’ tables amid a pandemic-induced economic crisis.

Read full article in The Washington Post.

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