According to a summary of the proposal compiled by the Agriculture Department, the objective of the program is to cut costs and would save the federal government $129 billion over a decade.
The remainder would still be provided through the current Electronic Benefit Transfer card.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the plan was innovative and bold, highlighting that the food in the packages would be grown by American farmers.
"As we understand the proposal in the president's budget to create a USDA commodity foods box of staples, each of these achievements would be lost", said Hatcher.
The Trump administration added that the federal government could pass the responsibility for making the program work to the states, effectively passing the cost and a logistical nightmare to statehouses, who would essentially have to figure out how to replicate what Amazon took years to establish.
Opponents to the president's plan believe canned and boxed food is not as healthy as fresh food that can be purchased with food stamps at grocery stores. "We deal with different people of different backgrounds". The administration says it would ensure people have nutritious options as well as save billions of dollars in the long run.
Critics of the proposal said distributing that much food presents a logistical nightmare.
The spending plan reaches beyond the White House's own power over the government social safety net and presumes lawmakers will overhaul long-standing entitlement programs for the poor in ways beyond what Congress so far has been willing to do.
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at the 99th annual American Farm Bureau Convention in Nashville, Tenn., on January 8, 2018. This time, it's a farm bill year, meaning many budgetary decisions will be made among the House and Senate agriculture committees. If the proposal were to pass grocery stores would be short changed.
"The SNAPprogram is incredibly important to people in our community who are living on a very limited income and need help getting food", Day said Tuesday.
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His eldest son, Crown Prince Frederik, left the Winter Olympics and returned to Denmark to be by his father's side on February 9. The Royal Danish House confirmed the sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark has died at the age of 83.
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Compared to an average week day, florists experienced a 500 per cent increase in sales on Valentine's Day , according to the data. Specialty flowers can still be ordered at local flower shops or you can pick some up at your local grocery or drug store.
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If Zuma resigns, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will fill the vacancy until he is elected and sworn in by South African Parliament. South Africa's cabinet meeting set for Wednesday has been postponed indefinitely, the government's communication service said.