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Turning SNAP into a block-grant program could lead to 8 million people being cut from the program or getting less food, said Mr. Cummings. “Where are these children supposed to go if they are hungry? I believe there is a compassion deficit here in Washington.”
Mr. Issa dismissed the “starve-the-children” implication. After showing a committee video showing evidence of SNAP fraud, he concluded, “America deserves better.”
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