More than 1.4 million homes dropped off food stamps because President Donald Trump’s very first full month in workplace in February 2017, according to U.S. Department of Farming (USDA) information on food stamp enrollment released Friday.
The most recent USDA data revealed that the number of homes on food stamps in October 2018 dropped to 19,410,711, down by 1,428,558 from February 2017 when 20,839,269 homes were enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Support Program (BREEZE), the federal government program which administers food stamps.
The most current data on the number of food stamp families had actually likewise reached historical lows not seen since June 2010 when enrollment in the country’s food stamp program was at 19,143,572
Breitbart News formerly reported in June– pointing out the newest offered information from the USDA at the time– that food stamp families dropped listed below 20 million for the very first time in 8 years. At the time, registration amongst families dropped to 19,992,124 in February 2018– the very first time enrollment dipped listed below 20 million since September 2010.
Overall food stamp enrollment has actually also been on the downswing under Trump. Roughly 3,619,048 people ceased their participation in SNAP between February 2017 and October 2018– the most recent data available from the firm.
The downward pattern in registration among both households and individuals throughout Trump’s time in office is on rate with the slow and constant reduction in SNAP involvement given that 2013.
And this past has been no exception as food stamp registration declined every month in (FY) 2018.
Using the most current information from the USDA, here is the month-by-month breakdown of how many individuals overall canceled their SNAP advantages in FY 2018:
October to November: 4,050,688
November to December: 357,508
December to January: 740,952
January to February: 385,456
February to March: 39,701
March to April: 426,055
April to May: 139,570
May to June: 175,204
June to July: 352,584
July to August: 86,238
August to September: 297,116
September to October: 61,888