Judge Strikes Down New Trump Rule Cutting Off Food Stamps For 700,000 Americans

On Sunday, a federal judge struck down a Trump administration order to take away food stamps from more than 700,000 American families.The judge commented on how the U.S. Department of Agriculture was “icily silent” about the rule and its effect on families throughout the nation.In a 67-page ruling, Chief Judge Beryl Howell wrote, “The final rule at issue in this litigation radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving states scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”He ruled that the agency failed to explain how the rule…

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