What's in President Trump's Fiscal 2021 Budget?

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Steep cuts to domestic programs and more resources for the military and policing the border with Mexico.
The budget reduces SNAP funding by about $180 billion between 2021 and 2030.

The White House has been making changes to the program on its own, including toughening eligibility requirements and cracking down on states that "misuse" work requirement waivers. In keeping with that approach, the budget proposes one set of work requirements for adults ages 18 to 65 who are able to work, rather than making a distinction on whether those adults have children or not. All adults who are able to work would have to engage in "at least 20 hours or more" of work or training in order to qualify for benefits.

The budget also keeps Mr. Trump's controversial "Harvest Box" proposal in place, continuing to suggest that poor Americans who receive SNAP benefits get a portion of their benefit in a "Harvest Box" full of food…
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