Fox Pushes Dishonest Claims To Defend GOP’s Food Stamp Cuts

by Mike Burns & Olivia Marshall / Media Matters For America

Fox News rushed to defend a GOP plan to cut $39 million from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), misportraying the program as riddled with fraud and abuse and downplaying the effects those cuts would have on families with children. In reality, fraud amounts to less than 1 percent of the total program, and the cuts would take benefits away from 3.8 million people.

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