Lots of data on welfare, but this claim is a mystery
When it comes to how many of the 35 different federal welfare benefits each state can offer, "the average in the country is about 12 to 14. Why are we giving every one?"
— PolitiFact New York
on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
Numbers add up, but the trend predates Trump
"President Trump has lifted the prospect of voters across Vermont, overseeing a 11,742 decline of Vermont residents on food stamps."
— PolitiFact Vermont
on Thursday, November 7th, 2019
Old law, new interpretation
Says the Trump administration’s new policy for legal immigrants on welfare "has been around for a while. This is not a new thing that the president is trying to implement here, that the United States has been this way."
on Thursday, August 15th, 2019
True as of 2017, but there's a new minimum wage now
Says Amazon is "paying full-time employees so little that they require gov food assistance."
— PolitiFact National
on Friday, June 21st, 2019
Federal, state officials say it's not true
Says that in New Mexico, "illegals are issued emergency welfare EBT cards with $1k a month +$200 for each child, for at least 5+ years until they see a judge."
— PolitiFact Facebook fact-checks
on Monday, June 17th, 2019