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First of all I don't put people on -- as people become eligible for food stamps.
Second of all big initial expansion of food stamp eligibility happened under my Republican predecessor -- under me.
That was President Obama saying he doesn't put people on food stamps really Mr.
President take a look at this your Department of Agriculture website is offering 75000.
Dollar grants for groups to get even more people.
On the food stamp program.
-- now made -- from.
Americans for Tax Reform thanks for joining us -- Eric while I mean this -- and I went right to be USDA website.
And narrative is 75000.
Dollar grants to groups nonprofit groups who are who will.
I guess bring more information to food stamp recipients.
Help me out here.
Well alright so you know I'm not that President Obama has almost doubled the amount of money we're spending on food -- almost ninety million dollars this year on this program.
They're now we'd be offerings -- 5000 not grants for people to.
Debt and get more people on the part and he wants so -- people on the idea to hear -- you know.
There's a lot of bears standing in the way of recipients -- US DAX date that you know.
The problem is that people can't navigate amazing confused and trying to apply for the program won't make it simpler it's so quiet and you know not about the well about the ability for you to make that easier -- -- -- -- -- in the way be government sad that American pride -- -- problems -- at bank Fannie 5000 dollars.
I think get -- of the idea that Americans are pride on that they want to work if announcement that -- that.
Okay I'm I'm just reading from our our brain room here the the the last year President Bush was in office there are 31 and a half.
Million people on food stamps are snapped a supplement on the -- nutrition program.
Obama has got that number up to 46 million people I -- I don't know where.
The president gets off saying it was it was Bush's fault for the proliferation food stamps the numbers are they are overwhelmingly.
In ever will -- food stamp.
You don't if you look at -- -- budgets you look at all this spending plans this is -- -- that it continues in perpetuity you know what the house passed Paul Ryan's budget -- -- block -- all these part and to the states say eighty billion dollars over the next ten years.
President Obama has never mentioned -- -- had been -- the -- He wants perpetuated because he wanted create you know population dependency because those are -- voters ultimately.
As you mentioned before you know he's on the union and the bus he's -- find someone else who want to keep an office at the people who are now I -- existing on government welfare and met.
Many of the throat of the dollar amount no -- they'll but the last number I gave -- in the number of Americans on food stamps and dollar amount 2008.
37 point six billion dollars and number we have here according to an Italian well I have 75 billion bits is -- got Barack but.
A 100% right is because it's -- it's based on -- fiscal year and if you go ahead and in adding.
It to the most current month it will go up higher than 75 billion but nonetheless.
Do the math -- it literally is almost.
It's cool it's approaching a 100% increase.
Yeah absolutely any apartment to it all the -- fraud abuse that's part and we -- multitude of reports coming out of state and local governments talking.
About how you know people are applying over and over again for different food stamp cards because they supposedly lost not you know my -- state of Wisconsin Milwaukee is.
Guilty of this you know a hundred times government that 2000 people saying they lost their -- -- year.
You know that you'd think diet people without speculating about what we're doing at -- -- all the -- -- at the door.
And they don't know where what's happening with that -- but of course that you sat almost a 100% increase in funding on isn't it no oversight of where these funds are dying.
I and then President Obama is -- to trying tracked them down admitted to play thank -- so much for joining us tonight eight.
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