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Welfare reform

Welfare reform

Mike Huckabee, September 1, 2017

Yesterday, the Trump Administration officially denied Ohio’s request for a waiver from requiring people on welfare to do some work. It also announced that the Obama policy of allowing states to request a waiver from welfare work requirements is no longer in effect. Anyone who’s been near a news media outlet or late night comedy show in the past year knows to expect a wave of outrage about Trump’s “war” on poor people. Here’s what they probably won’t tell you. This is just returning us to the same work-for-welfare policy Bill Clinton signed in 1996. Oh, and Ohio was the only state that ever even requested a welfare work requirement waiver.

This is what happens when the media take a waiver from objectivity.