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“To hear he’s planning and setting things up, it makes me feel like I’m a little bit of a prop in the game,” she said.

She thinks she and Mr. Booker should approximate living on food stamps for a month.

TwitWit said she does not oppose food stamps. But if more taxpayer money is allocated for food stamps, she believes, more people will require them.

“There is going to be a lot more of us needing those food stamps if it doesn’t stop,” she said.

She thinks many people are mischaracterizing her conversation with Mr. Booker, which initially centered on funding school meals.

“I don’t have a vendetta,” she said, and urged people to work together. “I’m looking at things from a different angle.”

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