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stated on October 2, 2019 in a newspaper
Millionaires are eligible for food stamps, but "Donald Trump came along and decided to put a stop to it."
stated on September 21, 2017 in a debate
Alabama is "the most generous state in the union in terms of what we give to charities."
stated on August 26, 2017 in in a tweet
"Obama is in Texas serving meals!"
stated on April 14, 2017 in a town hall
"If Donald Trump would stay home from Mar-a-Lago one weekend, it would pay the entire meals on wheels budget for the state of Missouri for almost two years."
stated on April 7, 2017 in a tweet
"More than 20 million people are at risk of dying from starvation within 6 months in 4 nations."
stated on March 21, 2017 in a press conference
"Global food demand is expected to increase by 50 to 97 percent by 2050."
stated on March 7, 2017 in an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
Says President Donald Trump's travel ban could ban Somalis "from getting relief (from famine) through coming to the United States."
stated on March 2, 2017 in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C.
Every dollar of foreign aid for agricultural research "will bring $4 in trade with the countries and the United States ... generating employment back in the U.S."
stated on May 16, 2015 in a speech in Iowa
"One out of five of our children live in a family that’s on food stamps."
stated on April 9, 2015 in a tweet
$29 is what "families on SNAP (i.e. food stamps) have to live on for a week."
Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity
stated on January 10, 2015 in a tweet
"Common welfare programs give income of $43,330 or $20.83 an hour."
stated on December 11, 2014 in social media postings
"Newly Elected Republican Senators Sign Pledge to Eliminate Food Stamp Program in 2015."
stated on November 12, 2014 in a Journal commentary
"In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person."
stated on November 5, 2014 in a news release
"No one was taken into custody" for feeding the homeless.
stated on October 21, 2014 in as quoted in a news story
"Families in Del Valle, who are City of Austin residents, have to drive to Bastrop to go to the closest grocery store."
William Benson Huber
stated on September 28, 2014 in an op-ed in the "New York Post"
The non-profit group Feeding America is lying when it claims "that one in five kids is fighting starvation daily" in the United States.
Leticia Van de Putte
stated on August 29, 2014 in a press release
"Our men and women of the Guard have been forced to contact food banks to feed themselves."
stated on June 16, 2014 in a post on Facebook
"For the cost of the Iraq War we could’ve ended world hunger for 30 years."
stated on May 27, 2014 in a meme on social media
"For every one job created under the Obama administration, 75 people went on food stamps."
stated on April 20, 2014 in a TV interview
"Fifty percent of Americans will go hungry at some time in their lives."