GOP Lawmaker: Use Food Stamp Funds to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall

U. S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) rustled feathers this morning (July 12) when he proposed a radical way to fund President Donald Trump’s promised border wall.
When asked by CNN’s Alisyn Camerota if he was comfortable using $1.6 billion – not from Mexico, but from the American people – to pay for the wall, King responded:
‘Absolutely yes, and more. I’d throw another five billion on the pile, and I would find half of a billion dollars of that right out of Planned Parenthood’s budget!’
The rest, however, would be drawn from a program over 45.4 million people depend on…


This post was published at Wall Street Examiner on July 12, 2017.