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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Food Stamp Enrollment Drops by 1.3 Million in Two Months
Ed.More Americans weaned from Barack Obama’s the government teat.
article appeared in Breitbart on May 9th
Food stamp enrollment dropped by more than 1.3 million in
just two months, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of
No more, fellas!
The USDA data reveals that the number of participants in the
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) plunged from 41,374,348
in December 2017 to 40,032,131 in February 2018—a decrease of 1,342,217.
Food stamp enrollment
by more than half-a-million for the second month in a row in fiscal year (FY)
2018; last month’s data showed that 608,039 discontinued their participation in
Using the latest data
from the USDA, here is the breakdown of how many people discontinued their SNAP
benefits each month of fiscal year (FY) 2018:
October to November- 4,015,110
November to December- 358,242
December to January- 734,178
January to February- 608,039
The continued decline
in enrollment during these past few months is on pace with the steady decline
in SNAP participation since 2013.
then, participation in the federal welfare program swelled to 47.6 million—the highest amount it has ever
been since former President Lyndon Johnson authorized the
creation of the food stamp program in 1964. Taxpayers spent $79.8 million on
SNAP when enrollment reached its peak in 2013.
Under Trump, he Card is being swapped for employment!
enrollment in SNAP declined as states passed laws
requiring food stamp recipients to work, volunteer, attend school, or take part
in job training for a set number of hours a week to receive food stamps.
The improving economy
also contributed to the continuing decline in food stamp usage.
This decline seems to
be continuing under the Trump administration, with more than two million
benefit recipients discontinuing participation in SNAP during President Trump’s
first year in office.
The USDA data shows
that since February 2017—Trump’s first full month in office—food stamp
enrollment dropped by 2,257,235.