Why is America Funding Food Stamp Ads in Mexico?
If I ever had the chance to question someone at the top level of our federal government, I think this subject would be in my top three. Why are we doing this?
Matthew Boyle of Breitbart reported this week…
Omnibus Spending Bill Continues Funding Food Stamp Ads in Mexico
The omnibus spending bill before Congress continues to fund U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) advertising programs for food stamps in foreign countries like Mexico, Breitbart News has learned.
The bill was hashed out between House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) and Senate Appropriations Committee chairwoman Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD). The funding will continue despite claims in a document the House Appropriations Committee published that the bill contains a “prohibition” on such programs. Page three of this press document states regarding food stamps that the omnibus spending bill contains a “prohibition on advertisements or outreach with foreign governments.”
The entire paragraph that contains that statement reads:
Requirements for the Secretary of Agriculture to help weed out and eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse in the SNAP program – including a directive to ban fraudulent vendors, and a prohibition on advertisements or outreach with foreign governments.
While we’re on the subject of food stamps…