Trump admin considering plan that would allow states to require drug testing for some food stamp recipients

Trump admin considering plan that would allow states to require drug testing for some food stamp recipients

[Ed. – Libs will hate and try to block it although it is limited to freeloaders and addicts.]

The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients.

If adopted, the plan would give a win to conservatives seeking to cut the safety net program.

An administration official briefed on the plan says it would be narrowly targeted, applying mostly to people who are able-bodied, without dependents and seeking some specialized jobs. The official says roughly 5 percent of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could be affected.

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The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

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