“This bill is designed to give people a hand when they need it most. And most people

“This bill is designed to give people a hand when they need it most. And most people don’t choose to be on food stamps. Most people want a job ... They want what we want.”

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., House majority leader, on the floor just before the House voted to cut nearly $4 billion a year from food stamps, a 5 percent reduction to the nation’s main feeding program.

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