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Republican congressman tells constituent asking about food stamp cuts: ‘Let him not eat’

A Facebook question from a Bismark, North Dakota resident to his congressman started off rockily yesterday, when the congressman dismissed a religious argument opposed to cuts in the federal food stamp program with a religious quote. “2 Thessalonians 3:10 English Standard Version (ESV) 10 For even when we were with…

Some Congressional food stamp critics have their own safety net

“Since 2008, the cost of SNAP has more than doubled from $34 billion to $74 billion,” complained Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) in a press release defending his vote for a $40 billion cut over 10 years to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,……