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Trump wants to replace food stamps with ‘Blue Apron-type program’

The Trump administration is thinking inside the box.

President Donald Trump wants to drastically scale back food stamps and replace them with a “food box” delivery program — like Blue Apron.

Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, told reporters on Monday about the plan by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to redesign the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program as “America’s Harvest Box.” Under the plan, more than 16 million households would have half of their benefits go toward the food box delivery program.