PBS NewsHour

Why many stores can’t accept food stamps during the shutdown

Clip: 01/17/2019 | 2m 3s

While so far there have been no major lapses in benefits for the nearly 39 million people who depend on food stamps amid the partial government shutdown, 2,500 retailers around the country are unable to take any form of SNAP EBT payments.

Aired: 01/17/19

Rating: NR

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