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Federal Food Box Aid to Millions of Americans Now Required to Include Letter Crediting Trump

30 days ago   |   By Slate

Trump to struggling Americans: You're welcome.
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Trump requires food aid boxes to come with a letter from him

Trump requires food aid boxes to come with a letter from him

30 days ago   |   By Politico

The Agriculture Department last week began mandating that millions of boxes of surplus food for needy families include a letter from President Donald Trump claiming credit for the program.
The USDA's $4 billion Families to Farmers Food Box Program has distributed more than 100 million boxes to those in need since May, with the aim of redirecting meat, dairy and produce that might normally go to restaurants and other food-service businesses. But organizations handing out the aid complain the program is now being used to bolster Trump's image a month before a high-stakes election - and some...
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