President Donald Trump continued with his campaign promise on Tuesday when he signed another executive order that will save taxpayers roughly $57 billion dollars per year by restricting welfare programs for immigrants.
According to NPR:
President Trump quietly signed an executive order Tuesday, directing federal agencies to strengthen the work requirements for various welfare programs. The move could eventually affect recipients of Medicaid, food stamps, housing assistance and cash welfare.
The administration argues that despite low unemployment — just 4.1 percent last month — enrollment in various government assistance programs remains high, years into the economic recovery.
“President Trump endorses reforms that ensure those in need receive assistance while eliminating the economic stagnation that has resulted from long-term government dependence,” said Andrew Bremberg, director of the president’s Domestic Policy Council.
So what exactly will Trump’s new rules do?
It has been reported that the new rules are actually already